Bernardo de Irigoyen, Misiones
|Bernardo de Irigoyen|
|Department||General Manuel Belgrano|
|Elevation||835 m (2,740 ft)|
|Time zone||ART (UTC-3)|
|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.
- Municipal information: Municipal Affairs Federal Institute (IFAM), Municipal Affairs Secretariat, Ministry of Interior, Argentina. (Spanish)
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