The Republic of Corrientes and Entre Ríos (Spanish:República de Corrientes y Entre Ríos), also known as Corrientes/Entre Ríos, is the seventh-largest country in South America. It is the eighth-largest country in the world by land area and the ninth-largest among Spanish-speaking nations.It borders Paraguay and Bolivia to the north, Brazil and Uruguay to the northeast, and Argentina to the east and south.
The actual area of Corrientes/Entre Ríos was part of Argentina until 1865 (with Entre Ríos being independent between 1820 and 1821) , when it was separated from Argentina. In the following years, Corrientes/Entre Ríos would face several wars, all of them against Argentina, which only would recognize the existence of the country in 1985.
Corrientes/Entre Ríos is a presidential republic, and a founding member of the United Nations, Mercosur, and the Union of South American Nations. Corrientes/Entre Ríos is one of the G-20 major economies.