Before European colonization two main indigenous American groups and numerous nomadic tribes peopled the region that is now Argentina, probably constituting a population of some 300,000. Both groups—the Diaguita people in the northwest, and the Guarani people in the south and east—created the basis for a permanent agricultural civilization. Te Diaguita also prevented the powerful Inca from expanding their empire from Bolivia into Argentina.
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