Meet Argentina

Interesting Facts About Argentina

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Beyond the beautiful regions and vibrant communities, Argentina has a reputation for being a country that strives for excellence. They hold enriched histories and a cornerstone of discoveries. Creative endeavors and educational successes are collaborated with traditions that have been passed along generationally. The delightful diversity found here is largely due to the European influences that were brought to the country in the Sixteenth Century.

Argentina brings a reflective perspective to the world. There are several practices and customs that have originated here. If you are planning a trip to Argentina, you will want to visit the many museums and historical sites that bring the past to life. The following facts have inspired the world to see Argentina with a genuine view.

Paleontology

Argentina is a popular site for Paleontologists to plan an archaeological dig. The oldest dinosaur species, Ingentia Prime, was found in the San Juan Province. The discovery has brought an advanced insight to the studies. This has made the area a sought out location to hunt for further clues and revelations.

The Tango

The language of dance is one that is spoken around the entire world. Argentina holds the heart of the Tango. In this renowned version of the famous ballroom dance, a story is told of society and optimistic views in a troublesome time. The soulful steps have brought together the art of dance and a rich history.

Animation

El Apostol was the first animation in history. With thousands of frames and a little over an hour of entertainment, Quirino Cristiani made his mark in the industry. This brought Argentina a creative path that film lovers and producers have followed since.

Investigation

Fingerprinting is a staple in most investigations today. This method was first used by the country of Argentina. A small town mystery was solved by the remaining fingerprint that was left at the scene of the crime.

Nobel

When it comes to awards, the Nobel Prize seems to hold one of the highest of honors. The record of the most Nobel Prizes awarded in one Country is held by none other than Argentina. In the sectors of Science and Peace, Argentinians have won Five Nobel Prizes.

Plants

Liverworts were found in Argentina that became the earliest plants found in the world. This plant has no roots or stems and has aided in scientific studies. The plant dates back over four hundred million years.

Polo

The grace of the game brings Argentina another world record of events. They have held the most success and records than any other country. Through the history of Polo, Argentina has been a contender that is hard to beat.

A Factual Finish

These seven interesting facts are just the beginning. Argentina is full of amazing histories. The tradition, insights and culture found here have been shared with the world. From fine arts to scientific discoveries, Argentina continues to be an inspiration to us all.

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