Where is Iguazu Falls on a map?

Iguazu Falls location map

The Iguazu Falls are located on the border between Argentina and Brazil, in the Iguazu River that runs through the Iguazu National Park. The park is located in the province of Misiones in Argentina, and the state of Paraná in Brazil. The falls can be accessed from two main towns: Puerto Iguazú on the Argentinean side, and Foz do Iguaçu on the Brazilian side. The exact coordinates of the falls are approximately 25.6953° S, 54.4367° W.

To which airport should I fly to go to Iguazu Falls?

To visit the Iguazu Falls, you can fly to the Cataratas del Iguazu International Airport (IGR), which is located in the city of Puerto Iguazu in Argentina. The airport has direct flights from several cities in Argentina, as well as international flights from countries such as Brazil, Chile, and Paraguay. You can also fly to the Foz do Iguaçu International Airport (IGU), located in the city of Foz do Iguaçu in Brazil, which is about 20 kilometers from the falls and has direct flights from several cities in Brazil and other Latin American countries.


Iguazu Falls, airports


What is the triple frontier?

The Triple Frontier in Iguazu Falls refers to the tri-border area where the borders of Argentina, Brazil, and Paraguay meet. The region is known for its cultural diversity and is a major tourist attraction, with several landmarks and activities available for visitors to enjoy. Some of the popular attractions in the Triple Frontier include the Itaipu Dam, the Jesuit ruins of Paraguay, and the cultural and shopping centers in Ciudad del Este in Paraguay.

Here are the distances from Iguazu Falls to some of the closest cities in Argentina, Brazil, and Paraguay:

  • Puerto Iguazu, Argentina: 5 km
  • Foz do Iguaçu, Brazil: 17 km
  • Ciudad del Este, Paraguay: 8 km
  • Posadas, Argentina: 305 km
  • Curitiba, Brazil: 643 km
  • Asuncion, Paraguay: 323 km
  • Buenos Aires, Argentina: 1350 km
  • São Paulo, Brazil: 1150 km




Can you see Iguazu Falls from Paraguay?

Well, it´s not the best option, because the Iguazu Falls are located on the border between Argentina and Brazil. But, the Paraguay River separates Paraguay from Argentina. From the Paraguayan side of the river, visitors can get a panoramic view of the falls, which are located about 1.5 kilometers away. The best view of the falls from Paraguay is from the town of Presidente Franco, which is situated on the eastern bank of the Paraguay River, opposite the city of Puerto Iguazu in Argentina. There is a lookout point in Presidente Franco called “La Santisima Trinidad de Parana” where visitors can get a good view of the falls. However, most visitors prefer to view the falls from the Argentine or Brazilian side, as they offer a more immersive experience. Again, the falls are shared by Argentina and Brazil.




Ramiro Rodriguez

Ramiro Rodriguez

25 years working in the travel industry, as Sales & Marketing Manager at RipioTurismo. Marketing Manager at Nuevas Ideas Travel Consulting Group. Writer and travel lover.

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