Country Info >> Argentina

Argentina, the second largest and third most populous country in Latin America, is considered a regional leader in a number of areas, including in the DRTV industry.   Argentina benefits from rich natural resources, a highly literate population, an export-oriented agricultural sector, and a diversified industrial base.

Sources include CIA-The World Factbook

Per Capita GDP
$15,200 as of (2006) Source: CIA-The World Factbook

Main-Line Phones
9.46 million as of (2006) Source: CIA-The World Factbook

Mobile Phones
31.51 as of (2006) Source: CIA-The World Factbook

Internet Users
8.184 million as of (2006) Source: CIA-The World Factbook

Cable TV Households
5,500,000 as of (2007) Source: LMS est.

Time Zone Vs. Eastern Time (New York, Miami)
+2 hours, during Daylight Standard Time

Country Statistics

Buenos Aires
Government Type
President Kirchner
Primary Religion(s)
Roman Catholic (92%)
Argentinan Pesos (ARS)
Exchange Rate
3.1298 ARS per US$1 (January 2007)
40,301,927 (July 2007)
Southern South America, bordering the South Atlantic Ocean, between Chile and Ur
2.767 million square miles; slightly less than 30% the size of the US
Border Countries
Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Paraguay, Uruguay
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