Concepción del Uruguay, a city in the province of Entre Ríos, has a population of 72.000 and is located in a farming region with citrus production and poultry-breeding activity. Forestry is also important in the area (eucalyptus). It is connected by the Mesopotámico railway to Buenos Aires and the rest of Mesopotami. Located just 35 km from the Colón-Paysandú bridge and 100 km from the Gualeguaychú-Fray Bentos bridge (both over the Uruguay River) the town has good road connections with all regions. There is an airport with commercial services to Buenos Aires and Paraná on small aircraft.