Argentina is the largest Spanish-speaking country in South America. With an area of 2,766,890 sq km (1,068,302 sq miles), it is also the second-largest country in South America, and the eighth largest in the world by area. Argentina has a population of slightly over 40 million people, making it the fourth most populous Spanish-speaking country behind Mexico, Colombia and Spain.
Guide to Argentina Hotels
Here's a list of hotels in Argentina that you can book online, listed by city, with full description, star rating, address, location map, evaluation, and prices as offered by different booking sites. This helps you to make your room booking with the site that offers the best price.
The capital and largest city in Argentina is Buenos Aires, a city of 13 million people. It is the second most populous metropolitan area in South America after São Paulo.
Within Argentina is great geographic diversity, from the snow-capped peaks of the Andes and the plains of Patagonia, to the stylish metropolis of Buenos Aires. Argentina has many things to offer visitors, from the expansive vistas and frontierland atmosphere of the country to the tango and football of the cities.
The majority of the most populated areas of Argentina experiences a temperate climate. It is cold in winter and hot and humid in summer. There are extreme climatic conditions in some of the harshes parts of the country. In the deserts of Cuyo, temperatures may rise to 50°C during extremely hot summers, while the Andes and Patagonia may experience extremely cold winters.
Fast Facts about Argentina
Official Name: Argentina
Capital: Buenos Aires (11,500,000)
Population of Argentina: 299,114,000
Languages: Spanish, English, Italian, others
Currency: Argentine peso (ARS)
Religions: Roman Catholic (92%), Protestant, others
Nationals of the following countries do not need a visa to enter Argentina as tourists: Andorra, Australia, Austria, Barbados, Belgium, Bolivia, Brazil, Bulgaria, Canada, Czech Republic, Chile, Cyprus, Colombia, Costa Rica, Croatia, Denmark, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Hong Kong, Hungary, Ireland, Iceland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Republic of Korea, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Malta, Mexico, Monaco, Nicaragua, Norway, Netherlands, New Zealand, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Saint Kitts and Nevis, San Marino, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Saint Lucia, Serbia, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, South Africa, Sweden, Switzerland, Thailand, Trinidad and Tobago, Turkey, United Kingdom, United States of America, Uruguay, Vatican City and Venezuela.
Ezeiza International Airport in Buenos Aires is the main international gateway to the country, receiving flights from other continents. Qantas flies three three times a week from Sydney, Malaysia Airlines twice a week from Kuala Lumpur via Cape Town and Johannesburg, British Airways, Lufthansa, Iberia and Air France are some of the European airlines that also flies to Buenos Aires.
My favorite travel guidebook for Argentina is the Argentina Eyewitness Guide, because it follows a format that I find useful to users, not to mention I have also contributed to some of the titles in the Eyewitness series of guidebooks.