Argentina is bordered by Bolivia for 582 miles, Brazil for 785 miles, Chile for 4,158 miles, Paraguay for 1,573 miles and Uruguay for 336 miles. The South Atlantic Ocean also borders Argentina for 3,100 miles.
Argentina is the second largest country in South America, with Brazil being the first. It is host to diverse climates including the tropics, subtropics, temperate, alpine and tundra zones. It also has active volcanoes, violent windstorms, earthquakes and heavy flooding in some areas. Argentina also contains the lowest point in the Western Hemisphere, a salt lake called Laguna del Carbon. Argentina's highest mountain is Cerro Aconcagua.