About Foz do Iguassu

Iguassu Falls chosen as one of the natural seven wonders of the world!


The Iguassu Falls located on the border of Brazil and Argentina and consisting of approximately 257 individual falls over 2.7 kilometres were chosen as one of the new natural seven wonders of the world in a contest in witch thousands of people voted via text messages, by phone and online.
 


Foz do Iguassu is located in the southwestern corner of Paraná State, near the borders with Paraguay and Argentina. Foz do Iguassu lies on the Paraná River, near its confluence with the Iguassu River. Most of the local economy is based on tourism; thus, an international airport is located in the city.

The main attraction is the spectacular Iguassu Falls, which is divided into 275 cascades, spanning over four kilometers, with a drop of more than 80 meters.

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In the Guarani Indian language Foz do Iguassu means "great water".