Difference between Argentina and Mexico

Argentina and Mexico are two Latin American countries. Both stand out as two of the fastest growing countries in Latin America. Both Argentina and Mexico belong to the G20, the OAS and the UN.

Comparison table

Official name Argentinian republic United States of Mexico
Capital Buenos Aires Mexico City
Population 44,044,811 inhabitants (2017) 123,982,528 (2018)
Coin Argentine peso Mexican peso
President Mauricio Macri Enrique Pena Nieto
territorial extension 2,780,400 km² 1,964,375 km²
GDP $545.866 million (2016) 1,250,002 million dollars (2018)
GDP per capita $12,449 (2016) $10,020 (2018)
Ethnic groups Among the main Argentine ethnic groups are the Andeans, Quechuas, Calchaquíes, Guaraníes, Mapuches, Ranqueles, Aymaras, etc. On the other hand, in Mexico there are currently more than 70 ethnic groups, among which are the Mayans, Nahuas, Tarahumaras, Huicholes, Otomi, Mazahuas, Purépechas, Zapotecs, etc. These groups represent between 10 and 15% of the total population.
Traditional food Among the most popular typical Argentine dishes are empanadas, bifé de chorizo, emptiness, mate, chimichurri, churrasco, alfajores, etc. Tacos, enchiladas, tortas ahogadas, chiles en nogada, chiles rellenos, tamales, quesadillas, mole, pozole, barbecue, carnitas, kid, flautas, pambazos, etc.
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 prominent Mexicans in the world, there are Salma Hayek, Carlos Santana, Carlos Fuentes, Octavio Paz, Frida Kahlo, Pedro Infante, Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz, Diego Rivera, Francisco “Pancho” Villa, Carlos Slim, Emiliano Zapata. , etc.
Popes (Catholics) One, Pope Francis (Jorge Mario Bergoglio), Supreme Pontiff since 2013. Neither.
soccer world headquarters One, 1978. Two, 1970 and 1986.
World Cups won Two, 1978 and 1986. Neither.

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