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Country Argentina


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Region Southern South America
Area (sq km) 2,780,400
Border Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Paraguay, Uruguay
Population 43,431,886
Nationality Argentine(s)
Ethnicity white (mostly Spanish and Italian) 97%, mestizo (mized white and Amerindian ancestry), Amerindian, and other 3%
Religion Roman Catholic 92%, Protestant 2%, Jewish 2%, other 4%
Language Spanish, English,and more
Literacy 98%
Government Republic
Capital Buenos Aires
Leader President Mauricio Macri (since December 10, 2015); Vice President Gabriela Michetti (since December 10, 2015)
Currency Argentine peso (ARS)
Independence Day July 9, 1816 (from Spain)
National Holiday Revolution Day (May 25, 1810)
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