- Capital city: Buenos Aires
- Currency: Peso-Argentina
- President: Mauricio Macri
- Population: 41.45 million (2013) World Bank
- Neighbouring Countries: Chile, Bolivia, Brazil, Uruguay, Paraguay
- Official languages: the language of Spain
The history of the occurrence of the country Argentina
Argentina is derived from the Latin argentum meaning silver. When the colonist Spain sailed to the Río de la Plata, their ship sank, but Juan Díaz de Solís as expedition leader could have survived and was rewarded with the silver by native people.
News legend Sierra del Plata (Silver Mountain) was heard up to Spain the year 1524. Any nation Spain named the river Solís, Río de la Plata (Silver River).
Argentina name was first used in the book the history of inventions. Population and conquest of the Río de la Plata (Historia del descubrimiento, población, y conquista del Río de la Plata) by Ruy Díaz de Guzmán’s in 1612. and named the area as the region Tierra Argentina (land of silver). (Wikipedia)
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