Officially known as the Argentine Republic, this country is located in the southern half of South America. It shares its borders with Bolivia and Paraguay to the north, Chile to the west, Uruguay to the east, Brazil to the northeast, and the Drake Passage to the south. It covers an area of around 2,000,000 square kilometers, and it is the largest Spanish-speaking country in the world.
Argentina is the second-largest country in South America, just after Brazil, and it is the eighth-largest country in the world. The country has twenty-three provinces, with the largest city and the capital is Buenos Aires. The provinces have their constitution, but they all exist under a federal system.
Argentina ranks very highly in the Human Development Index, and it is the second-highest in Latin America, after Chile. It is considered a regional power, and in world politics, it holds the status of a middle power.
Argentina has the second-largest economy in South America, while also being a member of G-15 and G20. Argentina is one of the founding members of the UN, World Bank, WTO, Mercosur, Community of Latin American and the Caribbean States, the Organization of libero-American States, and the World Bank.