5 Subtropical Rainforest at Iguaçu Falls in Foz do Iguaçu, Brazil

Everything is lush and green at Iguaçu Falls, thanks in large part to the constant floating mist. This is a subtropical broadleaf rainforest. It spreads over 615,000 acres in the combined Brazilian and Argentine Iguazu parks. The Brazil side is largest at about 419,000 acres. This is a subset of the Atlantic Forest. Mata Atlântica (in Portuguese) covers more than a half million square miles of Brazil’s east coast and inland as far as the Paraguay border.


Parque Nacional do Iguaçu, Rod, Br-469, Km 18 - Foz do Iguaçu - PR, 85853-830, Brazil


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