|Coordinates: 28°40′S 57°38′W / 28.66°S 57.63°WCoordinates: 28°40′S 57°38′W / 28.66°S 57.63°W|
|• Governor||Gustavo Valdés (UCR)|
|• Total||88.199 km2 (34.054 sq mi)|
|• Total||993.338 (Ranked 11th)|
|• Density||11.3/km2 (29/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC−3 (ART)|
|ISO 3166 code||AR-W|
Corrientes is a province in northeast Argentina. The Yacyretá Dam is in the northeast of the province. It is one of the largest hydroelectric dams in the world. Also in the province are the Iberá Wetlands and the Mburucuyá National Park.
On 28 September 2004, Guaraní became an official language of Corrientes, alongside Spanish. It is the only Argentine Province with an official language other than Spanish.
Agriculture is one of the main activities in the province. Crops include citrus, tobacco, rice, tea, cotton and yerba mate.
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|Provinces of Argentina|
|Buenos Aires | Buenos Aires Province | Catamarca | Chaco | Chubut | Córdoba | Corrientes | Entre Ríos | Formosa | Jujuy | La Pampa | La Rioja | Mendoza | Misiones | Neuquen | Río Negro | Salta | San Juan | San Luis | Santa Cruz | Santa Fe | Santiago del Estero | Tierra del Fuego, Antarctica, and South Atlantic Islands | Tucumán|