Misiones Province

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Clockwise from top: Iguazú Falls (Iguazú National Park), Posadas, Guaraní Jesuit Mission of San Ignacio Miní, Yerba Mate plantation.
Flag of Misiones
Coat of arms of Misiones
Coat of arms
Location of Misiones within Argentina
Location of Misiones within Argentina
Country Argentina
Capital Posadas
Departments 17
Municipalities 78
 • Governor Maurice Closs
 • Deputies 7
 • Senators 3
Ranked 21st
 • Total 29.801 km2 (11.506 sq mi)
Population (2010[1])
 • Total 1.097.829 (Ranked 10th)
 • Density 36.8/km2 (95/sq mi)
Demonym(s) misionero
Time zone ART (UTC−3)
ISO 3166 code AR-N
Website www.misiones.gov.ar

Misiones is one of the provinces of Argentina. It is in the northeastern corner of the country. Paraguay is to the northwest. Brazil is to the north, east and south. There are 965,522 people living in Misiones. Iguazú National Park is here.

The province first had Guarani people.

Misiones makes the most yerba mate in all of Argentina. Light manufacturing and tourism also help the economy.

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