The majestic Iguaçu Falls are located inside the Iguaçu National Park, a nature preservation area covering 67,720 hectares at the northern tip of the Misiones Province in the Argentine Republic.
It is a system of 275 waterfalls in complete Paranaense Forest, located 17 kilometers from the Foz do Iguaçu River on the Paraná River, at the point where the borders of Argentina, Brazil and Paraguay, and the cities of Puerto Iguazú, on the Argentine side, Foz do Iguaçu, on the Brazilian side, and the urban conglomerate Ciudad del Este / Presidente Franco, on the Paraguayan side.
The falls have a width of 2.7 kilometers (or 1.7 miles). Its height ranges from 60 meters (200 feet) and 82 meters (or 269 feet) and its average water flow is 1,800 m³ / s.
A large part of the water falls into the Garganta del Diablo - a long abyss of 82 meters high, 150 meters wide and 700 meters long. This abyss is in the form of "U".
Two-thirds of the Iguassu Falls are on the Argentine side.
The Iguaçu Falls were formed as a result of a volcanic eruption.
The Iguassu Falls can be seen in many films including "The Mission", "Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull", "Mr. Magoo," "Miami Vice" and many more.
In 2017, 1,500,000 visitors arrived at the Iguaçu National Park.