ARGENTINA (Syllabus: GS Paper 1 – Geography)

News-CRUX-10     22nd November 2023        

Context: Recently, Prime Minister of India extended congratulations to Javier Milei for his victory in Argentina's presidential election.


  • About: Argentina, country of South America, covering most of the southern portion of the continent. 

oIt is the world’s eighth-largest country

  • Capital: Buenos Aires
  • Bounded by: Chile to the south and west, Bolivia and Paraguay to the north, and Brazil, Uruguay, and the Atlantic Ocean to the east.
  • Four Major Regions: The Andes, the North, the Pampas, and Patagonia.
  • Four Main Climate Types: Warm, moderate, arid, and cold.


  • Both countries are members of G20, Group of 24 and Group of 77.
  • India is the 4th largest trading partner of Argentina.
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