Bernardo de Irigoyen, Misiones

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Bernardo de Irigoyen
City
Bernardo de Irigoyen is located in Argentina
Bernardo de Irigoyen
Bernardo de Irigoyen
Location of Bernardo de Irigoyen in Argentina
Coordinates: 26°15′S 53°59′W / 26.250°S 53.983°W / -26.250; -53.983Coordinates: 26°15′S 53°59′W / 26.250°S 53.983°W / -26.250; -53.983
Country  Argentina
Province Misiones
Department General Manuel Belgrano
Elevation 835 m (2,740 ft)
Population
 • Total 10,889
Time zone ART (UTC-3)
CPA base N3366
Dialing code +54 3741

Bernardo de Irigoyen is a city in the province of Misiones, Argentina. It has 10,889 inhabitants as per the 2001 census [INDEC], and is the head town of the General Manuel Belgrano Department. It carries the name of prominent politician and diplomat Bernardo de Irigoyen.

The city is located in the easternmost point of Argentina, on the border with Brazil, next to Dionísio Cerqueira (state of Santa Catarina) and Barracão (state of Paraná), an important entrance to the country. It lies on Barracón Hill, at an altitude of 835 m, the highest point in Misiones, by National Route 14, which connects the Argentine Mesopotamia with other regions of the country.

References[edit]

  • Municipal information: Municipal Affairs Federal Institute (IFAM), Municipal Affairs Secretariat, Ministry of Interior, Argentina. (Spanish)