Argentina πŸ‡¦πŸ‡·

Buenos Aires

Argentina is part of Americas with main city at Buenos Aires. Official language is Spanish. Argentina uses metric system (kilograms, centimeters, Β°C). Time zone is UTC-03:00. Find travel information like languages spoken, calling, sim cards, ATM, cards used, currencies used etc.

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πŸ’± Currencies Used

Argentina uses the Argentine peso (symbol: $), code ARS.Banknotes come in denominations of 100, 50, 20, 10, 5 and 2 pesos. Peso is subdivided into 100 centavos. Coins come in denominations of 2 and 1 pesos and 50, 25, 10 and 5 centavos.

🏧 ATMs

Automatic teller machines are common in Argentina. You can usually find them in both large & small cities.You do not need a chip & PIN card to use an ATM β€” your standard magnetic card will work fine.

πŸ“‘ Internet

Internet speed in Argentina is on average 4.7 Mbps. WiFi coverage in Argentina is moderate. It's relatively easy to find one when needed.

πŸ“ž Calling

To call Argentina, dial +, then 54 (the country code for Argentina), then the area code (without the initial 0) and the local number. For local calls within Argentina, start with the area code (with the initial 0). In the case above area code is 11 .

πŸ”Œ Sockets

Argentina uses 220V, 50Hz with socket and plug Type I.

πŸ›£οΈ Road rules

In Argentina you drive on the right side. Most cars have manual transmission (stick). Unless otherwise posted, the speed limits for cars and motorcycles are as follows: 120-130 km/h (74-80 mph) on motorways, 120-130 km/h (74-80 mph) on expressways, 40-70 km/h (24-43 mph) in all built-up areas and 80-110 km/h (49-68 mph) on undivided highways.

πŸ†˜ Emergency

Police

911, 101

Ambulance

911, 107

Fire department

100, 911


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Last updated: June 17, 2019