on the far west of the State of Parana, it spreads 170,000 ha
on the Brazilian side and 55,000 ha on the Argentine side.
National Park on the Brazilian side was created in 1939 by the
decree 1035 from the Federal Government. It is located in the
basin of the Iguassu River, the biggest hydro-graphic basin
of this very state. It represents one of the last sites of natural
renewable sources protected in the west of the state.
type of vegetation which prevails is the Subtropical Rainforest
and the Araucaria Forest. It also features Palm trees, Pine
trees of Parana, Imbuia, Caviuva, Yerba Mate herb, and so forth.
Although many species have been reduced to a small population,
the fauna is still very predominant in the park.
the world wide famous Iguassu Falls, the region of the National
Park has still more attractions to offer, such as ecological
tracks and far much appealing tours for admirers of flora and
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