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Difference between Argentina and Brazil

Argentina and Brazil are two of the most competitive South American countries worldwide. In addition, both have in common a football rivalry that has transcended through the years.

Comparison table

Argentina
Brazil
Official name Argentinian republic Federative Republic of Brazil
Capital Buenos Aires brasilia
Official language Spanish Portuguese
Population 44,044,811 inhabitants (2017) 208,385,000 inhabitants (2017)
Coin Argentine peso Real
President Mauricio Macri Michel Temer
territorial extension 2,780,400 km² 8,515,770 km²
GDP $545.866 million (2016) 2,163,869 million dollars (2017)
GDP per capita $12,449 (2016) $10,384 (2017)
Ethnic groups Among the main Argentine ethnic groups are the Andeans, Quechuas, Calchaquíes, Guaraníes, Mapuches, Ranqueles, Aymaras, etc. Before the arrival of the Portuguese and the Africans, many ethnic groups coexisted in Brazil. Among them the tupinambás, the tupiniquins, aimorés, guaraníes, etc.
Traditional food Among the most popular typical Argentine dishes are empanadas, bifé de chorizo, emptiness, mate, chimichurri, churrasco, alfajores, etc. Jabá, acarayé, feiojoada, churrasco, coxinha, caipirinha, brigadeiros, tucupí, tapioca, queijo coalho, pão de queijo, moqueca, farofa, bauru , among many others.
Prominent figures There are many outstanding Argentines in various areas. Among the most popular worldwide are Ernesto “Che” Guevara, Jorge Luis Borges, Eva Perón, Lionel Messi, Gustavo Cerati, Diego Armando Maradona, etc. As for the most recognized Brazilians worldwide are Pelé, Giselle Bündchen, Adriana Lima, Ayrton Senna, Paulo Coelho, Neymar, Ronaldo, Ronaldinho, Fabrizio Moretti, Lula da Silva, Dilma Rousseff, João Gilberto, Jorge Amado, etc.
Popes (Catholics) One, Pope Francis (Jorge Mario Bergoglio), Supreme Pontiff since 2013. Neither.
soccer world headquarters One, 1978. Two; 1950 and 2014.
World Cups won Two, 1978 and 1986. Five; 1958, 1962, 1970, 1994 and 2002.

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