The Cataracts of the Iguazú are located in the region that form the cities of Puerto Iguazú (Argentina), Foz do Iguaçu (Brazil) and City of the East (Paraguay), that has been denominated by the RET of the Mercosur like Tourist Pole the Iguazú International.
In order to preserve to the Cataracts and the Subtropical Forest surrounds that them they created two national parks: The Park Nacional Iguazú in Argentina and the Nacional Park do Iguaçu in Brazil.
The Park Nacional Iguazú is located in the extreme northwest of the province of Missions and belongs to the Iguazú department. It limits the East with the plan of Andresito colonization, Provincial Park Yacuy, Caburé-í and Provincial Park Urugua-í; to the South with Establecimiento San Jorge de Pérez Companc S.A.; to the Southwest with the Establishment Port Peninsula of the Argentine Army and to the West with the Municipality of Puerto Iguazú.
Puerto Iguazú is located to the northwest of the Argentine province of Missions. The cataracts are 17 kilometers of this locality, in the border between Argentina, Brazil and Paraguay, to 1,350 kilometers to the north of Buenos Aires, capital of the Argentine Republic. Inns, capital of the province of Missions, is to 300 kilometers of the cataracts.