The easternmost strip of Chaco Province, along the Paraná and Paraguay rivers, is the heartland of the wet Chaco. Most of the original forests and swamps have fallen victim to agricultural developments, dedicated to the production of beef cattle and crops such as fruit, soya and sugar cane. The main highway through this region is the RN-11, which connects Santa Fe with Resistencia, the starting point for trips along the RN-16 to Parque Nacional Chaco and the interior of the province.

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