Argentina Overview Nations // South America



OVERVIEW The Republic of Argentina, the second-largest nation in South America, after Brazil, has lengthy land borders with Brazil, Chile, Paraguay and Uruguay. It also has a long coastline and several island interests, including a claim to the disputed Islas Malvinas (Falkland Islands) in the Atlantic Ocea n. Argentina occupied the Falklands in 1982, but a British task force retook them in the ensuing Falklands War; 700 Argentines were killed in the fighting. Argentina continues...

 

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