Formosa, Argentina – City Guide for Nomads and Expats

Founded in 1879 and located on the banks of the Paraguay river, Formosa is the capital city of Argentina’s Formosa province.

The city is a regional hub and the economy is heavily agriculture-weighted.

POPULATION: 250,000


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IS FORMOSA SAFE?

Yes, Formosa is perfectly safe. 

 

RENT AN APARTMENT IN FORMOSA

$200.00 is doable.

 

BARS & NIGHTLIFE IN FORMOSA

6/10 

While not quite as good as Corrientes or Rosario, Formosa definitely has a few decent bars.

Most activity happens near Plaza San Martín.

I recommend:

Bucarest. Cool, well-known dive bar.

Centro Bar. Outdoor patio-style bar.

Bola 8 Pool Club. Pool hall close to everything.

Fauno Bar. Bar with frequent music performances.

 

COST OF LIVING IN FORMOSA

The following data is from Expatistan, a crowdsourced database of prices and cost of living around the world.

Wow that’s cheap!

You’ll need a minimum of $385 USD/month to live in Formosa, Argentina.

The Peso continues to devalue, which has helped lower the cost of living in Argentina for nomads and expats.

 

FINAL THOUGHTS

Formosa is a growing and very livable city.

Formosa boasts super low cost of living, decent wifi and infrastructure, good food, and good weather.

Let’s be honest, Formosa is not the world’s most exciting city. However, for nomad or expat looking for a cheap, low-key place to get work done, Formosa might be the perfect spot. 

OVERALL RATING: 7/10

 

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