Foz do Iguacu Travel Guide

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Foz do Iguacu Overview

Foz do Iguaçu is the westernmost city in the state of Parana. The inhabitants of the city are known as Iguaçuenses.

The city is located approximately 650 km west of Curitiba and is one of Brazil's most-frequented tourist destinations, famous for its waterfalls, Iguaçu Falls.

Iguaçu Falls have a flow capacity equal to three times that of Niagara Falls. Part of the falls are on the Brazilian side, the others are on the Argentine side, including the "Garganta do Diabo" which is the tallest.

Also worth seeing is Itaipu Dam, the second-largest generator of hydro-electric power in the world, in the Parana river, between Brazil and Paraguay.

Do not miss The Tríplice Fronteira location where Brazil, Argentina and Paraguay meet. Each side has its own Marco (landmark).

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