Argentina is the land of Pampas and extensive mountain ranges, known as the Andes. Situated on the southern extremity of South America, with Buenos Aires as its capital, Argentina offers exceptional outdoor activities ranging from hiking to skiing as well as exceptional exploration for nature lovers in Patagonia, Ushuaia being Argentina’s southernmost city. Here the land is rugged and weatherbeaten with majestic glaciers and an immense population of seals, birds and other arctic animals, which can be admired when the climate is milder, from October to May.

The Iguazu Falls, in the northeastern part of Argentina as well as the deserts and steppes in the northwest are a must, for these are amongst the most beautiful sites in the country. In the east lies the flatland of the Pampas and the Gauchos stretching from Buenos Aires to the south of Santa Fe and Cordoba. Chaco, in the north is a subtropical area covered by forestland and wetlands and inhabited by a wide range of animal and plant species.

Buenos Aires and other capitals throughout Argentina all boast historical backgrounds offering a glimpse of the colonial era and elegant architectural sites. There are also many examples of different religious architecture ranging from Buddhism to Russian Orthodox. While Spanish is the official language, English, Italian, German and French are also spoken.

The climate varies greatly, the north being subtropical, the southernmost tip in Patagonia sub-antarctic, while the Pampa is mild and humid.

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    Colegio Nacional de Monserrat

    Colegio Nacional de Monserrat is a public college preparatory high school in Cordoba, Argentina. Patterened after the European gymnasium, the school is the second oldest of its type and one of the most prestigious in Argentina.

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    Cueva de las Manos

    Cueva de las Manos is a cave or a series of caves located in the province of Santa Cruz, Argentina, 163 km south of the town of Perito Moreno.

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    Jesuit Block and Estancias of Cordoba

    The Jesuit Block and Estancias of Cordoba are a former Jesuit reduction built by missionaries in the province of Cordoba, Argentina, named a World Heritage Site in 2000.

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    Los Glaciares National Park

    Los Glaciares National Park is a federal protected area in Santa Cruz Province, Argentina. The park covers an area of 726,927 ha, making it the largest national park in the country.

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    San Jorge Gulf

    The San Jorge Gulf is a bay in southern Patagonia, Argentina. It is an ocean basin opening to the Atlantic. Its shoreline spans Chubut and Santa Cruz province.

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    Talampaya National Park

    Talampaya National Park is a national park located in the east/centre of La Rioja Province, Argentina. It was designated a provincial reserve in 1975, a national park in 1997, and a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2000.

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    Valdes Peninsula

    The Valdes Peninsula is a peninsula on the Atlantic coast in the Viedma Department in the north east of Chubut Province, Argentina. Around 3,625 km2 in size, it is an important nature reserve which was listed as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1999.