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Capital: Buenos Aires
Language: Officially Spanish, English widely spoken
People: Mainly European. Remainder Mestizo, Indian
Religion: Roman Catholic (90%)
Size: 2, 780, 400 km squared
Population: 36, 100, 000
Population density: 13 people per km
Food: Beef of very high quality. Grill rooms abound. Local food is largely a
mixture of Basque, Spanish and Italian, including empanadas and pork and
maize stew.


Medical care: Good.
Currency: peso (P) = 100 centavos
Finance: US dollars and major credit cards generally accepted.
Often difficult to exchange travellers cheques in small towns
Airports: Ezeiza Ministro Pistarini (EZE), 42km from Buenos Aires
Internal travel: Air travel most efficient way to get around.
Buses are also considered a reliable form of long distance transport.
Business hours: 0900-1900 Mon-Fri
Time zone relative to GMT: -3
Voltage guide: 220 AC, 50 Hz
Customs Regulations:
Allowance: 400 cigarettes and 50 cigars, 2 ltrs of alcohol.
English language newspapers:

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