A city of some 72.000 inhabitants in the north of the province of Santa Fe which hosts a medium-sized agricultural industry that processes the production of northern Santa Fe and western Santiago del Estero. Highways connect Reconquista north with Chaco and Formosa, south with the Pampa region and west with Santiago del Estero and Tucumán. There is still no road connection with the Mesopotamia across the Paraná River. The local airport runs local services with small aircraft.
The port of Reconquista, at San Jerónimo creek (Km 950 Paraná river), is 15 km distant from the city to which it is connected by road only. Cargoes handled are soybeans, cotton and sunflowerseed meals and oils.