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The football clubs of which country were the most successful in the Intercontinental Cup history?
The Intercontinental Cup was an official international football competition contested usually between the winners of the European Champions' Cup (now the UEFA Champions League), and the South American Copa Libertadores. From its formation in 1960 to its abolition in 2004, Argentinian clubs won the title 9 times, making Argentina the most successful nation in the cup's history.
What did the first Spanish conquerors expect to find in Argentina?
The country name is derived from the Latin argentum (silver - Ag). La Plata Basin (literally "Silver river") does not have any sources of silver, but the first Spaniards arrived to the area following rumors of the existence of silver mountains.
The first man born in Antarctica is ...
It is not known
Emilio Marcos Palma (born 7 January 1978) is an Argentine man known for being the first documented person born on the continent of Antarctica. Palma was born in Fortín Sargento Cabral at the Esperanza Base, near the tip of the Antarctic Peninsula, and weighed 3.4 kg (7 lb 8 oz). His father, Captain Jorge Emilio Palma, was head of the Argentine Army detachment at the base. He is featured in the Guinness Book of Records .
Which country is Gran Chaco a part of?
Gran Chaco is a sparsely populated semi-arid region divided between Bolivia, Paraguay, Argentina and Brazil. In 1932-1935, Paraguay and Bolivia fought a War for the control of the area (The Gran Chaco War).
To which country islands known as Islas Malvinas belong?
Islas Malvinas is the name used in Argentina for Falkland Islands. The islands are controlled by the United Kingdom, however Argentina has also claimed the sovereignty over the islands since it gained independence in 1816.
Which country borders Argentina?
Argentina borders Chile, Bolivia, Paraguay, Brazil and Uruguay.
Where was Che Guevara from?
Ernesto Guevara was born in Rosario, Argentina, the eldest of five children in an Argentine family of Spanish, Basque and Irish descent. His father, a staunch supporter of Republicans from the Spanish Civil War, often hosted many veterans from the conflict in the Guevara home.
What is the highest active volcano in the world?
Ojos del Salado
Nevado Ojos del Salado is a stratovolcano in the Andes on the Argentina–Chile border and the highest active volcano in the world at 6,893 m (22,615 ft). It is also the second highest mountain in the Western Hemisphere and Southern Hemisphere and the highest in Chile.
What is the name of the world's smallest breed of horse?
The Falabella miniature horse is one of the smallest breeds of horse in the world, seldom taller than 8 hands (32 inches, 81 cm) in height at the withers. The Falabella, despite its size, is not considered a pony, but rather is a miniature horse.