2014 ROSARIO MARATHON, ARGENTINA: 4:51:48 (2014-06-29)


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Capital: Buenos Aires

Population: 41 million

Currency: Argentinian Peso (ARS)


In Unity and Freedom

Famous people from Argentina:

Diego Armando Maradona (soccer), Eva Duarte de Perón (politician), Lionel Messi (soccer), Gabriel Batistuta (soccer), Alfredo Di Stéfano (soccer), Gabriela Sabatini (tennis), Mario Kempes (soccer), José de San Martín (General, liberator of Argentina, Chile and Perú from Spain)

Fun facts about Argentina:

It is the eight largest country of the world, spreading over an area of approximately 2,766,890 sq km.

As per the law, the President and Vice President of Argentina should be Roman Catholics.

The Iguazu Falls of Argentina are even higher than the world-famous Niagara Falls.

Mt. Aconcagua of Argentina is the tallest mountain in the whole of South America.

The period between 1880 and 1929 is remembered as the golden time in the history of Argentina, because it was at this time that the country became know to the rest of the world, due to its prosperity. Owing to its profiting agricultural export-led economy, Argentina emerged as one of the 10 richest countries in the world, during the period.

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