Alto Paraná Depairtment

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Alto Paraná Depairtment

Departamento de Alto Paraná
Banner o Alto Paraná Depairtment
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Alto Paraná shown in red
Coordinates: 25°25′S 54°38′W / 25.417°S 54.633°W / -25.417; -54.633
Kintra Paraguay
RegionEastren Region
CaipitalCiudad del Este
Lairgest ceetyCiudad del Este
 • GovrenorNelson Aguinagalde (Naitional Republican Association)
 • Total14895 km2 (5,751 sq mi)
Area rank7
 • Total703,507
 • Rank2
 • Density47/km2 (120/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-04 (AST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-03 (ADT)
ISO 3166 codePY-10
Number o Destricts19

Alto Paraná is a depairtment in Paraguay. The caipital is Ciudad del Este (umwhile kent as Puerto Presidente Stroessner, oreeginally Puerto Flor de Lis).

The Alto Paraná depairtment haes experiencit tremendous economic an population growthe in the past 50 years. Maist o this growthe haes been concentratit in the depairtment caipital o Ciudad del Este, an mainly occurred efter the construction o the Puente de la Amistad brig in 1961, which connects Paraguay an Brazil. This depairtment is hame tae the Itaipu pouer plant, which supplees 95% o the energy consumit bi Paraguay, an the Acaray Dam. Several ecological reserves, a zoo an the Taiwanese-Paraguayan Technology Pairk are situatit in this depairtment.

The ceety o Presidente Franco wis the first ceety foondit in this depairtment. Several important agricultural establishments are centred in the region o Minga Guazú which is hame o the Guarani Internaitional Airport.

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This depairtment is locatit in the Oriental Region o Paraguay, atween parallels 24° 30’ an 26° 15’ o latitude sooth an atween the meridians 54° 20’ an 55° 20’ o longitude wast.

It is locatit in the Center East o Oriental Region. It border wi:

The caipital is Ciudad del Este, oreeginally namit Puerto Flor de Lis, an later Puerto Presidente Stroessner till it receivit the name that haes nouadays ance the dictatorial govrenment o General Stroessner wis ower. This ceety leemits wi the Brazilian ceety, Foz de Yguazú.

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The depairtment is dividit intae 20 destricts:

Distritos Población (2002)
1 Ciudad del Este 222.274
2 Doctor Juan León Mallorquín 16.243
3 Domingo Martínez de Irala 6.734
4 Hernandarias 63.248
5 Iruña 4.710
6 Itakyry 23.765
7 Juan Emilio O'Leary 16.367
8 Los Cedrales 9.003
9 Mbaracayú 8.337
10 Minga Guazú 48.006
11 Minga Porá 11.180
12 Naranjal 11.921
13 Ñacunday 8.403
14 Presidente Franco 52.826
15 San Alberto 11.523
16 San Cristóbal 7.670
17 Santa Fe del Paraná ND
18 Santa Rita 16.427
19 Santa Rosa del Monday 11.287
20 Yguazú 8.748

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