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Peso (ARS) is the currency in Argentina

Facts about Peso

  • Country:
    Argentina
  • Currency:
    Peso
  • Currency code (ISO 4217):
    ARS
  • Short for the currency:
    Arg$
  • Currency subunits:
    100 centavos

Argentine peso is the currency used in Argentina, South America. It was introduced as currency in 1992 replacing the Austral from 1985, which in turn replaced the Peso Argentino from 1983. The Argentine peso had a fixed exchange rate to the american dollar until 2002.

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Argentina is the 8th largest country by area in the world. It is located in South America and stretches from the Andes in west to the Atlantic ocean in the east. Argentina are rich in natural resources and have well educated population. Despite this the country have had big problems with the economy and suffered hard during the global recession 2007-2010.

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