Sourced from IMUNA:
Argentina is a federal republic located in southeastern South America. Covering most of the Southern Cone, it is bordered by Bolivia and Paraguay to the north; Brazil to the northeast; Uruguay and the South Atlantic Ocean to the east; Chile to the west and the Drake Passage to the south.
With a mainland area of 2,780,400 km2 (1,073,500 sq mi), Argentina is the eighth-largest country in the world, the second largest in Latin America, and the largest Spanish-speaking one. Argentina claims sovereignty over part of Antarctica, the Falkland Islands (Spanish: Islas Malvinas), South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands.
- Capital: Buenos Aires
- Population: 43.4 million
- Area (in sq. miles): 1.074 million
- Language(s): Spanish
- Median Age (years): 30.8
Human Development Indicators (2016)
- Human Development Index: 0.827
- Human Development Rank: 45
- Life expectancy at birth (years): 76.5
- Expected years of schooling (years): 17.3
- Mean (avg.) years of schooling (years): 9.8
- Gross national income (GNI) per capita (2011 PPP $): 20,945
- Income inequality, Gini coefficient: 42.7
- Gender Development Index (GDI): 0.982
- Population living below income poverty line, PPP $1.90 a day (%): 1.7
- Employment to population ratio (% ages 15 and older): 56.9
- Internet users (% of population): 69.4
Carbon dioxide emissions per capita (tonnes): 4.5
- Forest area (% of total land area): 9.9
- Forest area (total change %, 1990-2015): -22.1
Priority Goals in Argentina
Resources & References
- IMUNA - Argentina Country Profile
- The World Bank - Argentina Economic and Political Overview
- UNDP - Argentina Human Development Indicators
SDG Index And Dashboards Report 2018: Global Responsibilities
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