Argentina is the second largest country in South America and its capital, Buenos Aires, is known for its fine European-style architecture, arts and luxury shopping. Argentina is known for its tango dancing, fine wines and beef production.|
As well as steaks and chorizo sausages, empanadas are a popular tasty savoury snack. The language, religion and culture are Spanish influenced as it was ruled by Spain until declaring independence in 1816.
Its most famous citizen is probably Eva Peron, wife of the President and First Lady from 1946 until 1952, affectionately known as ‘Evita’. See the views from Ushuaia, the most southerly city in the world, among other great views from our Argentina webcams.