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Edit Comment Close Premium member Presentation Transcript Argentina : By: Carr Lockwood Argentina Slide 2: The Flag Of Argentina Facts : Facts The Argentine Republic is the second largest country in South America. It is the 8TH country in the world by land area and the largest among Spanish-speaking nations Population:40,913,584 Currency: The Peso Capital: Buenos Aires Slide 4: Geography Argentina is in the southern part of South Armarica In argentina there are 1,800 volcanoes and 28 of them are known to be active! The current issues Argentina is faceing are Environmental problems mostly of these isuues included air pollution, and water pollution. Argentina is a world leader in setting voluntary greenhouse gas targets. Slide 5: The main types of climate in Argentina are warm, moderate, arid and cold. Usually the climate depends on where you are in the country because of it’s vast geography. Manly the climate consist of high temperature and abundant rain fall year round. Fun Facts Highest Recorded Temperature : Rivadavia, Argentina 48.9 C (120.0 F) on the 11th December, 1905 Lowest Recorded Temperature: Sarmiento, Argentina -33.0 C (-27.4 F) on the 1st June, 1907 (World Temperature Extremes ) Climate Slide 6: The official religion of Argentina is the Apostolic Roman Catholic, but there is complete religious freedom. APOSTOLIC ROMAN CATHOLIC Religion Religeon Continueed…… : Religeon Continueed…… APOSTOLIC ROMAN CATHOLIC 93.0% PROTESTANT 2.5% JEWISH 2.0% OTHER RELIGIONS 2.5% Roman Catholic 76.5% religiously indifferent 11.3% Protestant 9.0% Pentecostalism 7.9% Jehovah's Witness 1.2% Mormons 0.9% Jews 1.0% OTHER RELIGIONS 2.5% Language : Language There are over 40 deferent Languages spoken in Argentina However the main and official language is Spanish. “Argentina is predominantly a 60% Spanish-speaking country with 39.8 million speakers—the fifth largest after Mexico, United States, Spain, and Colombia” (Wikipedia) Slide 9: Argentina's economy has always been based on agriculture. Livestock and grains have long been the the main of its wealth; its cattle herds are among the world's finest. The country is a exporter of wheat, corn, flax, oats, beef, mutton, hides, and wool, Argentina rivals the United States, Canada, and Australia. Argentina is the world's largest source of tannin and linseed oil. However, in recent decades Argentina has had both inflation and recession. Privatization and other economic reforms begun by President Menem in the early 1990s made record economic growth, but economic problems remained, including high unemployment and enormous national debt. Economy Slide 10: Government Argentines Government is a lot like our own Argentina government is Republic and has the same type of government set up like we do There Constitution was made in 1853 and was revised 1994.And there Independence came in 1816. Slide 11: The Armed Forces of the Argentine Republic are controlled by the President and a civilian Minister of Defense Argentina has a close defense cooperation and military-supply relationships with the United States Argentina has a army of 41,400 Military Milatarey Continued : Milatarey Continued In addition to the army, navy and air force, there are two forces controlled by the Interior Ministry: the Argentine National Gendarmerie, a gendarmerie used to guard borders and places of strategic importance; and the Naval Prefecture, a coast guard used to protect internal major rivers and maritime territory. Sports : Sports Argentina has many sports the most important sport in Argentina is football. Other sports include basketball, rugby union, tennis, field hockey boxing, volleyball, auto racing, golf and polo. Education : Education In Argentina all children between the ages of six and fourteen have to go to school, by law. Free education is available to anyone High-school education is generally both affordable and available, although attendance falls by nearly half among those older than 14. Education Continued………. : Education Continued………. The number of people attending and completing university degree programs is 3.2% of the population, the second highest in the world after France. The country’s public university system is also free of charge. The university system has nearly 70 institutions, divided equally between national, public institutions, and private institutions. Symbols : Symbols Cockade of Argentine : Cockade of Argentine The Argentine Cockade is one of the national symbols of Argentina, instituted by decree on February 18, 1812 by the First Triumvirate. The National Flag of Argentina : The National Flag of Argentina The national flag of Argentina dates from 1812. In 1818, a yellow Sun of May was added to the center. The Coat of Arms of Argentina : The Coat of Arms of Argentina The Coat of Arms of Argentina was established in its current form in 1944. Both right human forearms represent the union of all towns into the United Provinces of River Plate. The red cap it is symbol for liberty, and the pike demonstrates the purpose of holding it even when fighting. The rising sun, announces to the world the appearance of a new nation. The laurels are heraldic symbols of victory and triumph, depicting the glory acquired in Suipacha and Tucumán battles. The ribbon and the shield in blue and white colors, have similar colors of each part of the ellipse, and it is allusive to the Argentine nationality. Slide 20: In the 1970s when graffiti first became part of art in the United States and Europe, Argentina was living under a dictator government . Long after its fall , the dangers of self expression still can be seen in graffiti's there today. But today, artists have developed new styles and techniques all their own, giving them a special place in the international scene. Argentina Graffiti Learning Some Spanish : Learning Some Spanish Slide 25: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=juHg1tgMmy4 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jmXtqsbZG4Q Work cited : Work cited Source Citation: "Argentina." Worldmark Encyclopedia of the Nations. 12th ed. Detroit: Thomson Gale, 2007. Reproduced in History Resource Center. Farmington Hills, MI: Gale. http://galenet.galegroup.com/servlet/History/ Works Cited World Temperature Extremes . 17 October 2005 . <http://members.iinet.au/~jacob/worldtp.html >. http://www.nationsencyclopedia.com/economies/Americas/Argentina-OVERVIEW-OF-ECONOMY.html Works Cited Argentina.<http://www.infoplease.com/ipa/A0107288.html >. Argentina . 27 January 2010. January 2010 <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Argentina >. Back ground Note: Argentina .<http://sate.gov/r/pa/ei/bgn/26516.html>. 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