Argentina forms together with Chile the southern part of South America. The country also shares borders with Bolivia, Paraguay, Brazil and Uruguay. In terms of surface, Argentina is the second-largest country on the continent, just after Brazil. The capital of Argentina is Buenos Aires, located on the river Río de la Plata (River Plate), not far from neighbouring Uruguay. The two largest airports in Argentina are both located in the capital Buenos Aires, which are Buenos Aires Ministro Pistarini Airport for international flights and Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery Airport for domestic traffic and flights to Uruguay. About 45% of all air passengers in Argentina travel through these two airports. Next to Buenos Aires, tourists are interested in visiting the cities Córdoba, Rosario, Mendoza, Salta, the waterfalls of Iguazu and Patagonia.
Practical information about Argentina:
Time zone: Argentina Time -3
Currency: Argentine peso (ARS)
National Day: 25 May