Argentina’s varied geography can be grouped into four major regions: the Andes, the North, the Pampas, and Patagonia. The Andean region extends some 2,300 miles (3,700 km) along the western edge of the country from Bolivia to southern Patagonia, forming most of the natural boundary with Chile.
What are the 5 major regions of Argentina?
Geographical regions of Argentina:
- Chaco Region.
- Sierras pampeanas.
- Dry Pampas.
Does Argentina have territories?
Argentina is a federal republic divided into 24 administrative regions, which include 23 provinces and one autonomous city. These provinces have their own governments, which are autonomous from the federal government, and further subdivided into departments and municipalities.
Who is a famous person in Argentina?
1. Eva Peron (1919 – 1952) Maria Eva Duarte de Peron was an icon in Argentina well before the film Evita catapulted her into the mainstream international spotlight. The life story of one of Argentina’s most popular First Lady has captured the imagination of the world.
What nationality are Argentines?
Most Argentines are descended from several European ethnic groups, with more than 55% having Italian origins. The second-most common ethnic origin is Spanish. About 17% have French origins, and about 8% are descended from German immigrants.
What is the largest region in Argentina?
Patagonia and Tierra del Fuego
The largest area—the steppe region—lies in northern Patagonia between the Colorado River and the port city of Comodoro Rivadavia.