Formosa covers a land area of about 6,195 square kms. Formosa is situated at a distance of 1,200 kilometers from Buenos Aires. Formosa's history states that the Toba and the Wichi aboriginals lived here. Formosa gained the provincial status in the year 1955.
Formosa is an important industrial hub of the Formosa Province . The industries in Formosa are mainly involved in the processing of the natural resources that are present in abundance in the province. The products are transported to the whole province through Paraguay river connecting the Parana river .
The important sights of the city includes Nuestra Senora del Carmen Cathedral, Torelli Botanic Forest Garden, Museo Historico Provincial, the Government House, Estadio Centenario, Guaciole Fauna Reserve, football stadium, Jose de San Martin Squar e and the Isla de Oro Island.
The climate of Formosa is mainly humid sub-tropical type of climate. During summer the average temperature is noted to be around 30 to 45 o celsius. Whereas, during the winter season the temperature varies between 12 to 23 o Celsius. A spell of dry season is quite often observed in Formosa .
Formosa is well connected to Buenos Aires through Chartered flights and regular flights from the El Pucu airport.