Formosa is in northeast Argentina, part of the Gran Chaco Region. The capital is Formosa.
Its climate is sub-tropical, with steady rainfall all year round in the east, while the rest of the territory has a dry season in winter.
The main attractions are the Government House, the front of the Cathedral called "Nuestra Señora del Carmen", the tannin factory and the river resort by Paraguay River where an interesting practice of sport fishing is allowed.
The most popular dishes of this type are: barbecue, boiled meat, stews, chanfainas, black sausage, beef sausage, locro, and soup prepared with toasted corn. The basic foods are beans, corn, mandioc, sweet potatoes, fish and wild game. The mandioca and sweet potato replace bread as diet items, and chipa cuerito is common.