Area: 2,780,092 sq km
Latin America’s secondlargest country, with a great range of climate, rainfall and topography. The 16,300 sq km Islas Malvinas (Falkland Islands) are claimed by Argentina but remain under British rule. There is one federal district and 23 provinces.
Population: 40,665,732 Annual Growth: 0.98%
Capital: Buenos Aires
Official language: Spanish Languages: 40 All languages
Largest Religion: Christian
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The succession of crises the military dictatorship, the disappearances of dissidents, the failed Falklands/Malvinas war in 1982 and massive economic disaster in 1999-2002 led the nation into spiritual hunger, drawing them back to God and galvanizing their commitment to justice and democracy.
Behind Argentinas sophistication and postmodern façade lie intense spiritual struggles for souls. The low-key but widespread influence of the occult (Western and Latin expressions), one of the worlds highest Mormon populations and the growing Muslim population all vie for souls with postmodern agnosticism, hedonistic lifestyles and Christianity. Spiritisms hidden currents strongly influence far more people than will openly identify with such groups. Past battles were won through intercession; pray for protection and continued spiritual health for all in the forefront of the battle.
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