Argentina is the name of a country found in South America. Borders with chili, Bolivia, Paraguay, Brazil Y Uruguay and has an extensive coastal strip next to the Atlantic Ocean.
The term Argentina comes from the Latin word argentum, which can be translated as “silver”. The denomination is linked to the alleged widespread presence of mines of silver in the region, an erroneous belief that European conquerors had arrived in the area in ancient times.
The origins of Argentina What Condition Independent go back to July 9, 1816, when the United Provinces of the Río de la Plata they parted ways with Viceroyalty of the Río de la Plata and stopped relying on Spanish crown. Before in 1810, the First Governing Board after the call May revolution.
Argentina at present it is divided into 23 provinces plus the Autonomous City of Buenos Aires, which is the national capital. The State is organized as a republic democratic, federal and representative.
It is important to mention that each province has its own three autonomous powers (Executive power, Legislative power Y Power of attorney). The Constitution establishes how these are integrated powers in the national organization.
Due to its territorial extension, Argentina it is the eighth largest country in the world. However, it is not among the thirty with the largest number of inhabitants, which shows that a good part of its territory is not densely populated.
Writers like Jorge Luis Borges Y Julio Cortazar; exponents of tango like Carlos Gardel Y Astor Piazzolla; and athletes like Diego Armando Maradona, Lionel messi, Emanuel Ginobili Y Gabriela sabatini are some of the personalities of Argentina that, throughout the history, they transcended borders.