Located in SE of South America, surrounded by Bolivia, Paraguay, Brazil, the South Atlantic Ocean, & Chile. The climate is from tropical to sub polar. Argentina has 5.28 tourists a year, with a population of 37 million, it is a country of immigrants. Spanish is the dominant language. It is the home of the Tango & Argentine Rock is a distinct style. Pasta, sausage & Criollo style food is popular & it has the highest consumption of red meat in the world. “Mate”, similar to tea & fine wines are easily found. “Pato” is played on horseback & of course football is very popular. Famous Argentinians include Maradona, Carlos Monzon, Fangio, Guillermo Vilas, Pope Francis & Queen Maxima. Argentina is a horse loving country & racing, polo & the annual Dakkar car rally are highlights.