Ñeembucú Depairtment

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Ñeembucú Depairtment
Departamento de Ñeembucú

Ñeembucu shown in red
Coordinates: 26°52′S 58°18′W / 26.867°S 58.300°W / -26.867; -58.300
Kintra  Paraguay
Region Eastren Region
Established 1776
Caipital Pilar
Lairgest ceety Pilar
 • Govrenor Pedro Alliana Rodriguez (Naitional Republican Association)
 • Tot 12,147 km2 (4,690 sq mi)
Aurie rank 10
Population (2007)[1]
 • Tot 82,846
 • Rank 16
 • Density 6.8/km2 (18/sq mi)
Time zone AST (UTC-04)
 • Summer (DST) ADT (UTC-03)
ISO 3166 code PY-12
Number o Destricts 16

Ñeembucú (Guaraní: Ñe'ẽmbuku) is a depairtment locatit in the sooth o the Eastren Region o Paraguay. The caipital is Pilar. The department is almaist entirely rural, an is home tae some o the auldest an best-preserved Jesuit ruins, which ar locatit near the toun o Humaitá.

Destricts[eedit | eedit soorce]

The depairtment is dividit in 16 destricts:

  1. Alberdi
  2. Cerrito
  3. Desmochados
  4. General José Eduvigis Díaz
  5. Guazú Cuá
  6. Humaitá
  7. Isla Umbú
  8. Laureles
  9. Mayor José J. Martinez
  10. Paso de Patria
  11. Pilar
  12. San Juan Bautista del Ñeembucú
  13. Tacuaras
  14. Villa Franca
  15. Villa Oliva
  16. Villalbín

Land[eedit | eedit soorce]

The terrain in Ñeembucú is markedly flat, covered maistly in flat, grassy fields anerlie broken bi the occasional wetland swamp or green "monte". Montes, despite their name, ar no mountains at aw, but patches o dense trees an brush that provide shade tae the cattle who graze on the flat plains surroondin them. Almaist aw o the land in Ñeembucú is uised for grazin (cattle, sheep) or ither types o agriculture.

Borders[eedit | eedit soorce]

Tae the wast, Ñeembucú is limitit bi the Rio Paraguay an Argentinae, tae the sooth bi the Rio Paraná an Argentinea, tae the north bi the Central department, an tae the east bi the departments o Paraguarí an Misiones.

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