As its name suggests, Entre Rios province lies between two main rivers, the Paraná and the Uruguay, both important channels for national and transnational trade. The province’s main cities lie on these rivers, their shoreline beaches attracting sun and water worshippers each summer.
Entre Ríos has a rich and highly diversified agribusiness sector, helped in large part by the numerous waterways that crisscross the province. The province is well-connected to Buenos Aires city and Buenos Aires province, and will be part of the bi-oceanic corridor currently under development to increase commerce between Brazil, Argentina and Chile.
- Population: 1.2 million
- Area: 78,781 km²
- Capital: Paraná
- Top export: Poultry, grains
Entre Ríos is home to many popular hot springs.
El Palmar National Park is made up of 8,500 hectares of protected land and is an important habitat for the butia yatay tree, a palm tree native to South America that can live for up to 400 years. The butia yatay groves house numerous native bird species.
With its hundreds of waterways, the province also offers many opportunities for fishing and water sports.
The Gualeguaychú Carnival is the largest and most vibrant carnival in Argentina. It is a major annual attraction for locals and foreigners alike, all converging on its purpose-built 40,000-seater venue for a heady display of song, dance and general revelry.