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President of the
Argentine Nation
Standard of the President of Argentina Afloat.svg
Presidential Standard
Presidente Macri en el Sillon de Rivadavia (cropped).jpg
Incumbent
Mauricio Macri

since 10 December 2015
Style Excelentísimo Señor (m) Excelentísima Señora (f)
Residence Casa Rosada (government office)
Quinta de Olivos (official residence)
Chapadmalal (summer house)
Appointer Direct popular election
Term length Four years, immediate re-election once
(No term limits)
Inaugural holder Bernardino Rivadavia
Formation first: 1826 Constitution
current: 1853 Constitution, (amended in 1994)
Deputy Vice President of Argentina
Salary ARS 208,000/month (as of August 2017)

The President of Argentina (Spanish: Presidente de Argentina), officially known as the President of the Argentine Nation (Spanish: Presidente de la Nación Argentina), is both head of state and head of government of Argentina. Under the national Constitution, the President is also the chief executive of the federal government and Commander-in-Chief of the armed forces.

Through Argentine history, the office of the Head of State has undergone many changes, both in its title as in its features and powers. Current President Mauricio Macri was sworn into office on 10 December 2015. The Constitution of Argentina, along with several constitutional amendments, establishes the requirements, powers, and responsibilities of the president and term of office and the method of election.

The current President is Mauricio Macri. He was sworn in term on 10 December 2015.

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