Here is the meaning of #Argentina ☺ #argentum #latinword #interestingfacts

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The name “Argentina” comes from the Latin word for silver, argentum. The original European settlers believed the country was full of silver, and a legend existed about a mountain made of silver in Argentina that reached Spain in 1524. The origin of this name goes back to the first voyages made by the Spanish conquerors to the Río de la Plata.

Pope Francis, the current and 266th pontiff of the Roman Catholic Church, is a native of Argentina and the first non-European chosen to serve in that office. He once worked as a bar bouncer in Buenos Aires. Argentine Quirino Cristiani created the very first animated film in the world, El Apóstol, in 1917. The film was 70 minutes long and had over 58,000 frames.

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