Alba Posse

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Alba Posse
Municipality and village
Alba Posse is located in Argentina
Alba Posse
Alba Posse
Location in Argentina
Coordinates: 27°34′9″S 54°41′3″W / 27.56917°S 54.68417°W / -27.56917; -54.68417
Country  Argentina
Province Misiones
Department 25 de Mayo
Founded by Rodolfo Alba Posse
 • Mayor Nelson Carvalho
 • Land 156 sq mi (405 km2)
Population (2001)
 • Total 481
 • Density 40/sq mi (17/km2)
Postal code 3363
Area code(s) 3755
Climate Cfa

Alba Posse is a village and municipality in Misiones Province in north-eastern Argentina.[1]


Alba Posse Street.

The city is located on the banks of the Uruguay River, opposite the Brazilian town of Porto Maua, which can be reached by ferry and boat services. Currently there is a project that plans to build a bridge to facilitate communication between the two countries. Access is via Provincial Highway 103, which in turn communicates with National Route 14.


The main industry is agriculture. Cassava, tobacco, citrus, tea and aromatic herbs are grown, in addition to logging, and cattle and pig rearing.


Municipality of Alba Posse in the Province of Misiones; the small points represent the localities of Santa Rita (south) and San Francisco de Asís (north).

The name comes from its founder, Agronomist Rodolfo Alba Posse. Within the municipality there are also the towns of Santa Rita and San Francisco de Asis. In 2001 Santa Rita had a population exceeding that of Alba Posse. Alba Posse had 481 inhabitants (INDEC, 2001), which represented a 6.2% increase over the previous population of 453 inhabitants (INDEC, 1991) of the previous census.


Coordinates: 27°33′S 54°42′W / 27.550°S 54.700°W / -27.550; -54.700