The region between Foz do Iguaçu, in Brazil, Ciudad del Este, in Paraguay, and Puerto Iguazu, in Argentina, is commonly known as the triple border, as well as the Iguassu trinational region and the trinational border. The present study aims at explaining the difference of these nomenclatures and making some remarks about the spacial cutout in question. For this, the methodological process used was a bibliographical research and the analysis of critical data. First, the conceptions of border and region are presented. Later, the general features of the region of this study are presented. Finally, the geopolitical importance of the region is commented, alongside the characterization of the shared economic activities.
Daniela Andreia Schlogel
PhD candidate in Development Economics at UNICAMP. Master in Latin America Contemporary Integration at UNILA and undergraduate in Economics, Development and Integration at UNILA.
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LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing
Triple Border, Integration, Mercosul
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / International