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Mesopotamia is a region in the northeast of Argentina bordered to the north by Paraguay, to the east by Brazil and Uruguay, to the south and west by the Pampas region, and in the northwest by the Chaco region.

Like its ancient eponym in the Middle East, the region is dominated by two rivers: the Paraná and the Uruguay, in this case.


The following provinces are considered part of Mesopotamia:

Mesopotamia (Argentina) regions - Color-coded map
  Entre Rios
The poorer and subtropical part of Argentina with the famous Iguazu waterfalls.


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By plane[edit]

Corrientes, Posadas and Puerto Iguazú have airports with flights to Buenos Aires. Check Aerolíneas Argentinas and Fly Bondi.

By bus[edit]

Frequent connections between Posadas, Corrientes, Rosario and Buenos Aires.

Get around[edit]


  • The main highlight of this area is the Iguazú Falls in Misiones.
  • The ruins of Jesuit missions in San Ignacio Miní, on the road between Posadas and Puerto Iguazú.
  • The extensive wetlands of the Esteros del Iberá, in Corrientes province. Similar to the more well-known Pantanal in Brazil. The main centre for visiting this area is the town of Colonia Carlos Pellegrini.




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