View Monkey's travels in Argentina
40,482,000 (2008)Land area:
2,736,690 sq. km.Capital:
Buenos Aires (city: 3,000,000; metro: 12,000,000; 2005)Economy:
In 2006, Argentina ranked 34th in the UNDP Human Development Index and 30th in total GDP, with a per capita GDP of $5,471.76. Public debt accounts for 59 percent of total GDP, while 23.4 percent of Argentines are beneath the poverty line.Main language(s):
El Monito (El Mo-nee-toh)Fun fact:
Argentina is the world’s 5th largest wine producing nation, and rests in 6th place for total consumption (France tops both lists). The Argentines love their wine: they rank 8th in the world in per capita consumption, with the average Argie drinking upward of 35 liters per year.
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