Argentina Facts – Interesting Facts About Argentina

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10 Facts About Argentina

Multiple discoveries of dinosaurs happened in Argentina.

30,000 people went missing in Argentina between 1974 and 1983. Most of them were killed by the military junta that was running the country.

About 30,000 people disappeared in the “dirty war” during the military junta’s rule from 1976-1983.

From the late 1800s, immigration from Europe to Argentina is second only to the immigration from Europe to U.S. at the time.

Mount Aconcagua is the highest point in Argentina.

Pope Francis used to work as a bar bouncer in Beunos Aires, Argentina.

The longest river in Argentina is Parana River.

Diego Maradona of Argentina has his own religion made by his fans.

Pampas is a fertile grazing land. It covers most of central and northern Argentina.

The first country to adopt fingerprinting as a method of identification is Argentina.