Show timeline of Argentina
Argentina is about 3/10 the size of all 50 US states.
(SSFC, 10/9/05, Par p.27)
The capital Buenos Aires had a population in 2003 of some 12 million. In 2005 Buenos Aires accounted for 32% of Argentina’s GDP and 40% of its people.
(SSFC, 7/20/03, p.C6)(Econ, 11/19/05, p.81)
The 24 provinces include: Buenos Aires, Cordoba, Corrientes, Entre Rios, Jujuy, Salta, Misiones, Neuquen, Santa Cruz, Santa Fe, Tucuman, and Tierra del Fuego.
(SFC, 8/14/99, p.C1)
Daro Roca founded La Plata, the provincial capital of Buenos Aires province.
(WSJ, 8/21/01, p.A1)
The population in 2003 was 36 million.
(AP, 4/26/03)
Links: CIA Factbook: http://www.odci.gov/cia/publications/factbook/geos/ar.html
Emulate: http://www.emulateme.com/argentina.htm
Lycos: http://travel.lycos.com/Destinations/South_America/Argentina/
Rover: http://www.worldrover.com/country/argentina_main.html