South America – Spanish Speaking Countries
Watch the following video in class: Welcome to Argentina!
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Argentina Population 2018 = ____________
Argentina is located in _______________ South America, where it’s bordered by Chile, ______________, Brazil, Paraguay, ______________, the South Atlantic Ocean, and the _________ Passage.
Argentina has an estimated 2018 population of _________ million, which makes it the ________ most populous country in the world.
Surface Area and Population Density of Argentina
Argentina has an estimated population of 44.69 million this year. This estimate is up from a population of 40.1 million confirmed during the _____ As a very sizable country of _____________ square kilometers of area, it has a fairly low population density of just 14 people per square kilometer (37/square mile), which ranks _________ in the world.
Capital and City Centers in Argentina
The capital and largest city is ___________, an autonomous city that is the second-largest metro area in South America. Buenos Aires has a population of 3 million, with a ______________ population of close to 13 million.
_______ of Argentina’s population live in cities, with the 10 _________________ accounting for nearly half of the population.
Argentina is a very diverse country of ______________. Argentines often call the country a “______________,” or mix of races. Between the 18th and 19th centuries, Argentina received more than 6.6 million immigrants, second only to the _______________, which helped the country’s population double every 20 years.
Most Argentines are descended from several European ethnic groups, with more than______ having Italian origins. The second-most common ethnic origin is Spanish. About 17% have French origins, and about ______ are descended from German immigrants. Argentina today has a large Arab population, most of whom are from ________ and ____________.There are also about 180,000 Asian people, mostly of Chinese and Korean origins. Additionally, the Argentine government estimates there are 750,000 residents without official documents, many of whom immigrated from ___________, Peru, and _________.
Argentina has a fairly high proportion of ____________________, who account for almost _____ of the population. About ________ of the population is under 15, which is slightly lower than the world average. In 2010, Argentina became the___________________ to allow nationwide______________ marriage.
The official language used in Argentina is _____________. A variety of additional languages are also commonly used, including Italian, English, __________, ____________, and _______________ dialects.
Life Expectancy and Fertility Rate
The current median age of the population in Argentina is ______________ of age, with a total life expectancy of _________ years of age. The fertility rate of women is holding steady at approximately ________ children born per woman living in Argentina.
National Cuisine of Argentina
A popular dish of Argentina is called asados. It is a collection of various meats, ______________, ribs, chorizo, ____________, chitterlings, and ____________________. This selection of meat is slowly grilled on a large grill with low heat from _______________. The larger meats are started first, with ______________ being added over time. Some are served with _________ or with _________________ discs.
Argentina Population History
Argentina______________________ in 1816, and the first national census was taken in 1869. It was shown that there were just 1,830,214 people living here. Confirmed figures were only recorded on a _____________ basis from then on and the next available results date from ________. At this point, it was shown that the population of Argentina had grown by over _________ to a figure of 4,044,911.
Further censuses in the first half of the 20th century were just as _______________ of when they were carried out. They were taken in 1914 and 1947, but by 1960 the country had settled into a pattern whereby the surveys were carried out every ten years. The 1960 census showed that numbers had grown to 20,013,793 and Argentina has maintained _____________________ to the present day.
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