Information about Argentina
Population: 40.117.096 (2010)
Capital: Buenos Aires 2.891.082 (2010) Metro area: 12.8 millon
Official Languages: spanish
The national flag of Argentina is Aerolíneas Argentinas (AR).
Main cities: Buenos Aires, Rosario, Cordoba, Mendoza, Santa Fe, Mar del Plata, La Plata, Tucumán, Salta.
According to your nationality, before planning your trip, please check with the embassy or consulate of Argentina in your country of residence, if you need Visa in order to enter the country. Make sure to have the health insurance required and the valid passport, as well.
In addition to passport and visa, if you plan to travel to Argentina, whether for business or pleasure, we suggest to review the following information: International Airports - Airport Safety Rules - baggage allowance, size and weight restrictions - Most visited cities - Driving in Argentina - Electricity - Time Zone - Business hours - National Holidays - Weights and Measures - Rules of Etiquette and Commercial Practices
Currency: Peso (ARS)
Time Zone: (GMT-3)
Vaccination data up to july 2012:
- Obligatory vaccines: None
- Recommended vaccines: Hepatitis A, Tetanus-diphtheria, Pertussis, MMR vaccine. Yellow Fever: in trips to rainforest areas in the north and northeast region, including Iguazu falls.