Hipódromo (Asunción)

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Hipódromo is a barrio (neebourheid) o Asunción, the caipital o Paraguay. It's a relatively new neebourheid wi a 8,348 indwellers bidin thar, an provides ane o the biggest green areas in Asunción. The name coms frae the Spainyie meanin o the wird Hippodrome, whilka staunds for "horse race track". This is because the lairgest horse race track in Paraguay, the Paraguayan Jockey Club, lies in this barrio.

The name o the streets generally cairy the name o characteristic trees frae the Paraguayan kintraside (such as Yvyrapytá, Quebracho an Paraíso) or the name o native tribes o Sooth Americae (Carios, Guaraníes an Incas).

This barrio is hame o a lairge number o open areas o recreational uises such as small parks an plazas. Besides haein the Jockey Club ither important institutions reside in Hipódromo, for exaumple as the Institute o Superior Teachin (Instituto Superior de Enseñanza), the Naitional Schuil o Physical Education (Escuela Nacional de Educación Física), Naitional Sports Council (Consejo Nacional de Deportes) an the Paraguayan Tennis Association (Asociación Paraguaya de Tenis).

Ane o the maist particular sites o this barrio is the "Champions Village" section. The residents o this village ar the umwhile players o the wummen's Paraguay naitional basketbaw team that wan the 1952 an 1962 Women's Sooth American Championships. The village wis biggit in the early 1970s when then Preses Alfredo Stroessner recognized the merit o the players bi biggin them hooses.