Puerto Rico (Misiones)

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Puerto Rico (Alemanes Argentinos)
City
Puerto Rico (Alemanes Argentinos) is located in Argentina
Puerto Rico (Alemanes Argentinos)
Puerto Rico (Alemanes Argentinos)
Location of Puerto Rico in Argentina
Coordinates: 26°48′S 55°01′W / 26.800°S 55.017°W / -26.800; -55.017Coordinates: 26°48′S 55°01′W / 26.800°S 55.017°W / -26.800; -55.017
Country  Argentina
Province Misiones
Department Libertador General San Martín
Government
 • Mayor José Lorenzo Dieminger
Population
 • Total 14,520
Time zone ART (UTC-3)
CPA base N3334
Dialing code +54 3743

Puerto Rico is the capital city of the Libertador General San Martín Department, in the Misiones Province of Argentina.

It is located at 26° 48' south latitude and 55° 01' west longitude, along the Paraná River. It limits to the south with the city of Capioví, at east and north with the Garuhapé and to the east west with Paraguay.

Strategically located along Route 12, it is half way between the Iguazu Falls and the province's capital Posadas.

With almost 12.500 hectares, the city has a population of around 20.000 people, mainly composed of European immigrants.