Travel FAQ



Facts About Argentina

The country of Argentina is located on the South American sub-continent bordering the Southern Atlantic Ocean. Neighboring countries include Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Paraguay, and Uruguay. Argentina’s continental area is between the Andes mountain range in the west and the Atlantic Ocean in the east.

What is the population of Argentina?
* According to the 2018 Census, the Argentinean population is somewhere around 44.69 million
What is Argentina best know for?
* The country is widely know for the tango, elegant architecture, steak, wine, and soccer, but let's not forget to mention the spectacular "high-volume dove hunting".
What is the official name of Argentina?
* Argentina is officially known as the Argentine Republic.
What does the name Argentina mean?
* The name Argentina comes from the Latin word for silver 'argentum'.
How big is Argentina?
* By land area, Argentina is the 2nd largest country in South America and the 8th largest country in the world.
What is the capital of Argentina?
* The capital city of Argentina is Buenos Aires.
What is the currency in Argentina?
* The currency of Argentina is the Argentine Peso (ARS). Their currency rankings show that the most popular Argentina Peso exchange rate is the USD to ARS rate. The currency code for Pesos is ARS, and the currency Symbol is $.
Can I use USD in Argentina?
* When traveling to Argentina, bring cash, especially US dollars. It is most cost effective to bring all the money you think you will spend on your trip in US Dollars cash (if possible mainly 50 & 100 dollar bills, as lower denominations often get a worse exchange rate in Argentina).

Come visit us at Sierra Brava Lodge and see for yourself why everyone says we have the best high-volume dove hunting in the world!