Argentina is the eighth-largest country in the world, covering an area of 2.78 million square kilometers.
The capital of Argentina, Buenos Aires, is known as the "Paris of South America" due to its European-style architecture and cosmopolitan culture.
Argentina is famous for its beef, with the highest consumption per capita in the world.
The tango, a passionate and dramatic dance, originated in Buenos Aires in the late 19th century.
Argentina is home to the highest peak in the Americas, Aconcagua, which stands at 6,962 meters (22,841 feet) tall.
The Iguazu Falls, located on the border between Argentina and Brazil, are one of the largest waterfalls in the world, with a width of almost 3 kilometers (1.9 miles).
The official language of Argentina is Spanish, but many people also speak Italian, German, and other European languages.
Argentina is the birthplace of several famous soccer players, including Lionel Messi, Diego Maradona, and Gabriel Batistuta.
Argentina is the world's largest producer of yerba mate, a traditional South American drink made from the leaves of the yerba mate plant.
Argentina is home to one of the world's most extensive collections of dinosaur fossils, with several important discoveries made in Patagonia.