FACTS ON ARGENTINA
MISIONES The capital of the province is Posadas. Puerto Iguazu is 1615 kms from
Buenos Aires. The outstanding place of the province are the falls, the "big
waters" of the guaranies, 275 waterfalls in the shape of a half moon with the
fascinating Garganta del Diablo (Devil´s Throat) as top attraction, bordering
with Brazil. The Iguazú Falls in the Parque Nacional de Iguazu (Iguazu
National Park) are one of the most beautiful nature monuments of Argentina,
declared a Natural Heritage of Humanity by the Unesco. The ruins of the Jesuit
missions in the south are remains of indigenous culture. The most important
are San Ignacio Mini, others are Candelaria, Loreto, Santa Ana and Santa Maria.
Places of interest are Montecarlo site of the National Festival of the Orchid,
Oberá seat of the National Festival of the Immigrant.