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Country name:
conventional long form: Argentine Republic
conventional short form: Argentina
local long form: Republica Argentina
local short form: Argentina
Data code: AR
Government type: republic
Capital: Buenos Aires
Administrative divisions: 23 provinces (provincias, singular - provincia), and 1 federal district* (distrito federal);
Buenos Aires;
Catamarca;
Chaco;
Chubut;
Cordoba;
Corrientes;
Distrito Federal*;
Entre Rios;
Formosa;
Jujuy;
La Pampa;
La Rioja;
Mendoza;
Misiones;
Neuquen;
Rio Negro;
Salta;
San Juan;
San Luis;
Santa Cruz;
Santa Fe;
Santiago del Estero;
Tierra del Fuego,
Antartica e Islas del Atlantico Sur;
Tucuman

note: the US does not recognize any claims to Antarctica

Independence:
9 July 1816 (from Spain)

National holiday: Revolution Day, 25 May (1810)

Constitution: 1 May 1853; revised August 1994

Legal system: mixture of US and West European legal systems; has not accepted compulsory ICJ jurisdiction
Suffrage: 18 years of age; universal

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