Key Facts and Figures

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Formal Name Argentine Republic (República Argentina)
Capital Buenos Aires
Main Cities Córdoba, Rosario, Mendoza, San Miguel de Tucumán
Official Language Spanish
Currency Argentine Peso (ARS)
Dialing Code +54
Emergency numbers 100, 101 and 107 (911- Buenos Aires area)
Time Zone UTC/GMT -3
Daylight Savings Time Argentina has not observed DST since 2009
Units of Measure Metric System
Electricity 220-240 volts; frequency of 50 hertz. Plug types C and I
Government Republic
Population 41,769,726 (July 2011 est.)
Climate Mostly temperate; arid in southeast; sub Antarctic in southwest
Land Surface 2,736,690 sq Km
Coastline 4,989 Km
Argentine flag Argentine flag


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