Argentina Facts – Interesting Facts About Argentina

Fun facts about Argentina

There were 5 presidents in 10 days in Argentina in 2001.

37% of Argentine population is of Italian descent.

El Apostol, the very first animated film in the world was created by Quirino Cristiani of Argentina in 1917.

Argentina is the eight largest country in the world.

Argentina was the 10th wealthiest nation per capita in the world in 1913. Today it’s the 54th.

There are 23 provinces and one autonomous city, Buenos Aires in Argentina.

The most popular sport in Argentina is soccer. They have won the World Cup twice in 1978 and 1986.

The second largest population of Jews in the Americas outside of New York is in Bueno Aires.

Colgate translates to “go hand yourself” in Argentina Spanish.

Argentina faced a deep recession at the end of the 2001 causing economic collapse and then followed by fragile economic growth.