Advertise Now
  Home > Travel Central America > Central America Destinations > Foz do Iguacu

Foz do Iguacu

Central America is the central geographic region of the Americas. It is variably defined either as being a region of the Americas in its own right or as the southern portion of North America. Physiographically, Central America is a tropical isthmus that connects North and South America. It includes 7 countries and many small offshore islands. Overall, the land is fertile and rugged, and dominated through its heart by a string of volcanic mountain ranges with a few active volcanos.

Foz do Iguacu is the 5th largest city of Parana state and the 12th largest of the Brazil's Southern region, with a population of 302,000 habitants including the nearby community of Santa Terezinha de Itaipu. It is located approximately 650 kilometers west of Curitiba, Parana's capital city. The inhabitants of the city are called iguacuenses. The city is one of the most visited city by tourists in Brazil. Most of the tourists are Brazilians and Argentinians, but Americans, Germans, Italians, French, Portuguese, Spanish, Japanese and Chinese tourists are also common in the city.
Foz do Iguacuis definitely one of the popular tourist attractions in Central America worth paying a visit while touring the country. This place leaves a pleasing and unforgettable memory and justifies the proud cultural tradition of Central America.

Back to Central America Destinations