Argentina

Average temperature, rainfall and snowfall information is available for the following climate stations in Argentina

Official name:Argentine Republic
Capital:Buenos Aires
Area:total: 2,766,890 sq km
land: 2,736,690 sq km
water: 30,200 sq km
Climate:mostly temperate; arid in southeast; subantarctic in southwest
Location:Southern South America, bordering the South Atlantic Ocean, between Chile and Uruguay
Geographic coordinates:34 00 S, 64 00 W
Comparative Area:slightly less than three-tenths the size of the US
Land boundaries:total: 9,665 km
border countries: Bolivia 832 km, Brazil 1,224 km, Chile 5,150 km, Paraguay 1,880 km, Uruguay 579 km
Coastline:4,989 km
Terrain:rich plains of the Pampas in northern half, flat to rolling plateau of Patagonia in south, rugged Andes along western border
Elevation extremes:lowest point: Salinas Chicas -40 m (located on Peninsula Valdes)
highest point: Cerro Aconcagua 6,960 m

Map of Argentina

Map of Argentina

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