Argentinien - Daten & Fakten
geographic coordinates: 34 36 S, 58 22 W
time difference: UTC-3 (2 hours ahead of Washington, DC, during Standard Time)
etymology: the name translates as "fair winds" in Spanish and derives from the original designation of the settlement that would become the present-day city, "Santa Maria del Buen Aire" (Saint Mary of the Fair Winds)
citizenship by descent only: yes
dual citizenship recognized: yes
residency requirement for naturalization: 2 years
land: 2,736,690 sq km
water: 43,710 sq km
arable land: 13.9% (2018 est.)
permanent crops: 0.4% (2018 est.)
permanent pasture: 39.6% (2018 est.)
forest: 10.7% (2018 est.)
other: 35.4% (2018 est.)
15-64 years: 63.83% (male 14,929,084/female 14,827,733)
65 years and over: 12.66% (2023 est.) (male 2,511,984/female 3,391,820)
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male: 75.49 years
female: 81.81 years (2023 est.)
male: 31.1 years
female: 33.6 years (2020 est.)
rate of urbanization: 0.97% annual rate of change (2020-25 est.)
male: 17 years
female: 20 years (2020)
note: based on private sector estimates
note: urban areas only
11.46% (2020 est.)
9.84% (2019 est.)
55% of GDP (2016 est.)
26.5% (2016 est.)
note: data are derived from private estimates
$64.431 billion (2020 est.)
$79.964 billion (2019 est.)
note: Data are in current year dollars and do not include illicit exports or re-exports.
$52.339 billion (2020 est.) note: data are in current year dollars
$66.574 billion (2019 est.) note: data are in current year dollars
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 21 (2020 est.)
percent of population: 87% (2021 est.)
paved: 117,616 km (2017)
unpaved: 163,674 km (2017)
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 15 (2021 est.)
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 130 (2021 est.)
Argentina-Bolivia: Contraband smuggling, human trafficking, and illegal narcotic trafficking are problems in the porous areas of the border with Bolivia
Argentina-Brazil: Uncontested dispute between Brazil and Uruguay over Braziliera/Brasiliera Island in the Quarai/Cuareim River leaves the tripoint with Argentina in question.
Argentina-Chile: The joint boundary commission, established by Chile and Argentina in 2001 has yet to map and demarcate the delimited boundary in the inhospitable Andean Southern Ice Field (Campo de Hielo Sur).
Argentina-Paraguay: None identified
Argentina-Uruguay: In 2010, the ICJ ruled in favor of Uruguay's operation of two paper mills on the Uruguay River, which forms the border with Argentina; the two countries formed a joint pollution monitoring regime. Isla de Martín Garcia situated in the Rio de la Plata estuary is wholly within Uruguayan territorial waters but up to its low tide mark, the island is Argentinian territory. The island is accorded unrestricted access rights.
Argentina-United Kingdom: Argentina continues to assert its claims to the UK-administered Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas), South Georgia, and the South Sandwich Islands in its constitution, forcibly occupying the Falklands in 1982, but in 1995 agreed to no longer seek settlement by force; UK continues to reject Argentine requests for sovereignty talks.