Facts Argentina


Total Area:

2,766,890 sq km


Population: 39,921,833


Independence:

9 July 1816 (from Spain)


Ethnic groups:

white (mostly Spanish and Italian) 97%, mestizo (mixed white and Amerindian ancestry), Amerindian, or other non-white groups 3%


Total fertility rate: 2.16 children born/woman


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Photos Argentina

Salta to the Bolivian border

Casa de Ciclistas in Salta and Jujuy and ride to the border (Feb-Mar07)

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Mendoza to Salta
(Feb07)

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Mendoza
Speding time in Mendoza with fellow cyclists (Jan07)

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Chilean border to Mendoza
Argentine Lake district and then up to Mendoza (Jan07)

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Patagonia
Perito Moreno Glacier, Fitz Roy mountain and hiking to the border of Chile (Dec06)

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Southern Patagonia

Chilean border to El Calafate, India our dog for a day ( Nov06)
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Tierra del Fuego to the Chilean border
Starting our bike journey in Ushuaia (Nov 06)

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Patagonia from above

taken from our fight from Buenos Aires to Ushuaia (Nov06)
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Iguazu Falls and Itiapu Dam

A side trip without our bikes to the Iguazu Waterfalls (Nov06)
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Buenos Aires

5 weeks in the capitol of Argentinal (Sept -Nov 06)
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El Pelegracion
Hiking the 65km Pilgrimage walk to the church of Lujan (Sept06)

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