Where Is Argentina Located?


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Argentina is situated toward the southern tip of South America. Argentina is bordered by Chile to the west, Uruguay to the east and Bolivia and Paraguay to the north. Argentina has a coastline of about 3,100 miles, with the South Atlantic Ocean and Rio de la Plata to the east.

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The country has a maximum length close to 2,300 miles and a maximum width approaching 900 miles. Argentina covers a total area in excess of 1 million square miles, making it the eighth largest country in the world, as of 2014. The capital and largest city of Argentina is Buenos Aires, located along the eastern coast close to the border with Uruguay. Argentina has a total population of approximately 43 million people, as of 2014.

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