Argentina powerpoint

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Buenos Aires
Flag
History
Language
Religion
Sports
Music
Animals
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The largest city in Argentina
Established in 1536
Population – 2.965 million
Nicknamed – the South American Paris
Capital of Argentina
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Made by Manuel Belgrano
Composed of three equally horizontal bands
Adopted-February 27, 1812
Sun of May In the center-means golden sun
Colors-blue, white, and yellow
• Europeans first arrived-1502
• The 8th largest country in the world
• A war lasted until 1861-ended with Buenos Aires as
capital
• Got independence from Spain-July 9, 1816
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Official language is Spanish
The largest Spanish-Speaking Society
After Spanish the most spoken is English
42.3% speak English
Portuguese is highly popular
English is taught since elementary school
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Has the largest Jewish population of any country
11% are non-religious
24% attend religion services regularly
67% Christian, 1% Muslim
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Official sport is pato
Played with a six-handle ball on horseback
Most popular sport is football
National football team has won 2 gold medals in Olympics
Basketball is second most popular
Won 1 Olympic gold medal and one bronze
• Tango is Buenos Aires’s musical symbol
• The golden age of Tango is Jazz
• The best-known Argentine Jazz musician is Leandro Gato
Barbieri
• He is internationally known for his composition – Mission:
Impossible
• Brazilian Squirrel – dark brown, feeds on mainly fruits/nuts but also preys on
eggs and young birds
• Spinner Dolphin – found offshore in tropical waters, famous for its displays in
which it spins along its axis as it leaps through the air
• Black Howler – species of howler monkey, only the adult male is black, live in
groups from 3 to 19
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