Misiones Province

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Misiones (, Missions) is one of the 23 provinces of Argentina, located in the northeastern corner of the country in the Mesopotamia region.wikipedia
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Mesopotamia, Argentina

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Misiones (, Missions) is one of the 23 provinces of Argentina, located in the northeastern corner of the country in the Mesopotamia region.
La Mesopotamia or Región Mesopotámica is the humid and verdant area of north-east Argentina, comprising the provinces of Misiones, Entre Ríos and Corrientes.

Corrientes Province

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It is surrounded by Paraguay to the northwest, Brazil to the north, east and south, and Corrientes Province of Argentina to the southwest.
It is surrounded by (from the north, clockwise): Paraguay, the province of Misiones, Brazil, Uruguay, and the provinces of Entre Rios, Santa Fe and Chaco.

Salient (geography)

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It is surrounded by Paraguay to the northwest, Brazil to the north, east and south, and Corrientes Province of Argentina to the southwest.
Misiones, Argentina

Eldorado, Misiones

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Eldorado is a city in the center-northeast of the province of Misiones, Argentina.

Provinces of Argentina

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Misiones (, Missions) is one of the 23 provinces of Argentina, located in the northeastern corner of the country in the Mesopotamia region.
Misiones did so in 1953, and Formosa, Neuquén, Río Negro, Chubut and Santa Cruz, in 1955.

Swedish Argentines

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Swedish-Argentines became well known for growing yerba mate.
In Misiones Province's subtropical rainforest, they hunted tapir.

Puerto Iguazú

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The entire Misiones shores along the Paraná River is now confined by two dams, one of them Yaciretá, downstream of the river, and the other Itaipú, located in Brazil and Paraguay, upstream of the river and north of Puerto Iguazú.
Puerto Iguazú is a border city in the province of Misiones, Argentina.

Ukrainian Argentines

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Some came from Buenos Aires, and from Eastern Europe, in particular large numbers of Poles and Ukrainians.
Currently, the main concentrations of Ukrainians in Argentina are in the Greater Buenos Aires area, with at least 100,000 people of Ukrainian descent, the province of Misiones (the historical heartland of Ukrainian immigration to Argentina), with at least 55,000 Ukrainians, and the province of Chaco with at least 30,000 Ukrainians.

San Ignacio Miní

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They began to establish a string of Jesuit Reductions, most notably that of San Ignacio.
It is located near present-day San Ignacio valley, some 60 km north of Posadas, Misiones Province, Argentina.

Paraná (state)

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Misiones shares the falls with the Brazilian state of Paraná (in that nation's Southern Region).
Paraná is one of the 26 states of Brazil, in the south of the country, bordered on the north by São Paulo state, on the east by the Atlantic Ocean, on the south by Santa Catarina state and the province of Misiones, Argentina, and on the west by Mato Grosso do Sul and Paraguay, with the Paraná River as its western boundary line.

Uruguay River

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The province is embraced by three big rivers including the Paraná, Uruguay and Iguazú.
It passes between the states of Santa Catarina and Rio Grande do Sul in Brazil; forms the eastern border of the provinces of Misiones, Corrientes, and Entre Ríos in Argentina; and makes up the western borders of the departments of Artigas, Salto, Paysandú, Río Negro, Soriano, and Colonia in Uruguay.

Iguazú National Park

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The original biome is protected in Iguazú National Park, part of the Alto Paraná Atlantic forests, in turn part of the Atlantic Forest biome.
The Iguazú National Park (Parque Nacional Iguazú) is a national park of Argentina, located in the Iguazú Department, in the north of the province of Misiones, Argentine Mesopotamia.

Guaraní people

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At the time of European encounter, it was occupied by the Kaingang and Xokleng, later followed by the Guarani.
The traditional range of the Guaraní people is in present-day Paraguay between the Uruguay River and lower Paraguay River, the Misiones Province of Argentina, southern Brazil once as far north as Rio de Janeiro, and parts of Uruguay and Bolivia.

Atlantic Forest

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The original biome is protected in Iguazú National Park, part of the Alto Paraná Atlantic forests, in turn part of the Atlantic Forest biome.
The Atlantic Forest (Mata Atlântica) is a South American forest that extends along the Atlantic coast of Brazil from Rio Grande do Norte state in the north to Rio Grande do Sul state in the south, and inland as far as Paraguay and the Misiones Province of Argentina, where the region is known as Selva Misionera.

Treaty of the Triple Alliance

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Bethell writes that "the treaty of alliance [i.e. against Paraguay] contained secret clauses providing for the annexation of disputed territory in northern Paraguay by Brazil and regions in the east and west of Paraguay by Argentina... After a long and harrowing war (1865–70), Argentina got it from a prostrate Paraguay territory in Misiones."
There was a boundary dispute between Brazil and Paraguay; and there were large areas in dispute between Paraguay and Argentina, namely in the Gran Chaco and in the territory of Misiones.

Yerba mate

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Swedish-Argentines became well known for growing yerba mate.
The yerba mate plant is grown and processed in South America, specifically in northern Argentina (Corrientes, Misiones), Paraguay, Uruguay and southern Brazil (Rio Grande do Sul, Santa Catarina, Paraná and Mato Grosso do Sul).

Polish Argentine

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Some came from Buenos Aires, and from Eastern Europe, in particular large numbers of Poles and Ukrainians.
For many years, the Misiones Province was the major Polish center in Argentina.

Iguazu River

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The province is embraced by three big rivers including the Paraná, Uruguay and Iguazú.
Downriver from the confluence the Iguazu River forms the boundary between Brazil and Argentina's Misiones Province.

Departments of Argentina

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The province is divided in 17 departments (Spanish: departamentos):

Apóstoles

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Apóstoles is a city in the province of Misiones, Argentina.

Posadas, Misiones

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Posadas is the capital city of the Argentine province of Misiones, in its south, at the far north-east of the country on the left bank of the Paraná River, opposite Encarnación, Paraguay.

Puerto Rico, Argentina

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Puerto Rico is the capital city of Libertador General San Martín, in the Misiones Province of Argentina.

Oberá

Oberá, Misiones
Oberá, formerly Svea, is a city in the interfluvial province of Misiones, Argentina, and the head town of the Oberá Department.

Bernardo de Irigoyen, Misiones

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Bernardo de Irigoyen is a city in the province of Misiones, Argentina.

Concepción de la Sierra

Concepción de la Sierra is a village and municipality in Misiones Province in north-eastern Argentina.