Concepción, Paraguay

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Concepción is a ceety in northren Paraguay an caipital o the Concepción Department. It lies on the Paraguay River.

Main Catholic chapel in Concepción

Foondit bi a Spainyie Governor, named Agustín Fernado de Pinedo, the toun prospered in the early years o the 20t century, as a centre for the north o the kintra, exploitin the new wealth o the Gran Chaco, an a river port. The toun wis an aa a centre for the Paraguayan Civil War o 1947. The ceety is the seat o the Roman Catholic Diocese o Concepción en Paraguay.