Argentina country information and photo #Argentina – Argentina flag, maps, people, coloring pages and more. Argentina is a massive South American nation with terrain encompassing Andes mountains, glacial lakes and Pampas grassland, the traditional grazing ground of its famed beef cattle. The country is known for tango, steak and football. Its big, cosmopolitan capital, Buenos Aires, is centered on the 16th-century Plaza de Mayo, lined with stately buildings including Casa Rosada, the iconic, balconied presidential palace.
Capital: Buenos Aires
Dialing code: +54
President: Cristina Fernández de Kirchner
Population: 41.45 million (2013) World Bank
Official language: Spanish