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2,244 Articles of interest in Argentina

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  • Ezeiza, Buenos Aires

    Ezeiza is the capital city of the Ezeiza Partido within the Greater Buenos Aires area in Argentina. The city has a population of 93,246 according to the 2001 census [INDEC]. Ezeiza is one of the fastest-growing cities in Argentina; the city and its …

  • Vicente López Partido

    Vicente López is a partido located in the north of Greater Buenos Aires in Buenos Aires Province, Argentina. The capital is Olivos. According to the 2001 national census, the Partido has 269,420 residents.

  • Tronador

    Tronador is an extinct stratovolcano in the southern Andes, located along the border between Argentina and Chile, near the Argentine city of Bariloche. The mountain was named Tronador (Spanish for Thunderer) by locals in reference to the sound of fa…

  • San Carlos de Bariloche Airport

    San Carlos de Bariloche Airport (Spanish: Aeropuerto de San Carlos de Bariloche) (IATA: BRC, ICAO: SAZS), also known as Teniente Luis Candelaria Airport, is an international airport serving the city of San Carlos de Bariloche, Río Negro, Argentina.

  • Puerto San Julián

    Puerto San Julián is a natural harbour in Patagonia in the Santa Cruz Province of Argentina located at (49°18′S67°43′W). In the days of sailing ships it formed a stopping point, 180 km (112 mi) south of Puerto Deseado (Port Desire).

  • Pucará de Tilcara

    The Pucará de Tilcara is a pre-Inca fortification or pukara located on a hill just outside the small town of Tilcara, in the Argentine province of Jujuy.

  • Merlo, Buenos Aires

    Merlo is the head town of the eponymous partido of Merlo and seat of the municipal government, located in the Greater Buenos Aires urban area of Buenos Aires Province, Argentina.

  • Lobos

    Lobos is the head city of the Lobos Partido in the Buenos Aires Province, Argentina, founded on June 2, 1802 by José Salgado.

  • Ciudadela, Buenos Aires

    Ciudadela is a city in Greater Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires Province, Argentina. It is located in the Tres de Febrero Partido, immediately to the west of the neighborhood of Liniers in Buenos Aires city proper.

  • Buenos Aires Japanese Gardens

    The Buenos Aires Japanese Gardens (Spanish: Jardín Japonés) are a public space administered by the non-profit Japanese Argentine Cultural Foundation and are one of the largest gardens of its type in the World, outside of Japan.

  • Battle of Mbororé

    The Battle of Mbororé was a battle between the Guaraní living in the Jesuit Missions and the bandeirantes, explorers and adventurers based in São Paulo.

  • Abasto de Buenos Aires

    The Abasto Shopping is one of the biggest shopping mall centers in Buenos Aires, Argentina. The building was the central wholesale fruit and vegetable market in the city ("Mercado de Abasto") from 1893 to 1984. Since 1999, it has served as a shoppin…

  • ARA Presidente Sarmiento

    ARA Presidente Sarmiento is a museum ship in Argentina, originally built as a training ship for the Argentine Navy and named after Domingo Faustino Sarmiento, the seventh President of Argentina. She is considered to be the last intact cruising train…

  • Wekufe

    The Wekufe also known as huecufe, wekufü, watuku, huecufu, huecubo, huecubu, huecuvu, huecuve, huecovoe, giiecubu, güecubo, güecugu, uecuvu, güecufu; is an important type of harmful spirit or demon in Mapuche mythology.

  • Buenos Aires Zoo

    The Buenos Aires Zoo is an 45-acre (18 ha) zoo in the Palermo district of Buenos Aires, Argentina. The Zoo contains 89 species of mammals, 49 species of reptiles and 175 species of birds, with a total of over 2,500 different animals.

  • 1944 San Juan earthquake

    The 1944 San Juan earthquake took place in the province of San Juan, in the center-west area of Argentina, a region highly prone to seismic events. This moderate to strong earthquake (estimated moment magnitudes range from 6.7 to 7.8) destroyed a la…

  • Upsala Glacier

    The Upsala Glacier is a large valley glacier in Argentina's Los Glaciares National Park. It flows from the Southern Patagonian Ice Field, feeding the nearby Perito Moreno Glacier. The glacier terminus is at Lago Argentino.

  • Salinas Grandes

    The Salinas Grandes is a large salt desert in central-northern Argentina, spanning the borders of four provinces (Córdoba, Catamarca, La Rioja and Santiago del Estero), at an average altitude of 170 metres above sea level, at the foot of the Sierras…

  • Las Leñas

    Las Leñas is one of the largest Andean ski resorts in Argentina, located in the western part of Mendoza Province, together with Cerro Catedral in San Carlos de Bariloche, Rio Negro province. It is well known for its powder snow, good climate and exc…

  • Martín García Island

    Martín García Island (Spanish: Isla Martín García) is an island in the Río de la Plata. The island is in Uruguayan waters but in 1973 Uruguay and Argentina reached an agreement establishing Martín García as Argentine territory and nature reserve. Th…

  • Argentino Lake

    Lago Argentino is a lake in the Patagonian province of Santa Cruz, Argentina, at (50°2′S72°4′W). It is the biggest freshwater lake in Argentina, with a surface area of 1,466 km2 (566 sq mi) (maximum width: 20 mi (32 km)).