Lambaré

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Lambaré
Lambaré is locatit in Paraguay
Lambaré
Lambaré
Coordinates: 25°19′48″S 57°38′24″W / 25.33000°S 57.64000°W / -25.33000; -57.64000
Kintra Flag of Paraguay.svg Paraguay
Depairtment Flag of Central Department, Paraguay.svg Central
Govrenment
 • Mayor Roberto Cárdenas (ANR)
Aurie
 • Total 27 km2 (10 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Tot 140,498
 • Density 5,204/km2 (13,480/sq mi)
Aurie code(s) 021

Lambaré is a ceety in Central Depairtment, Paraguay, pairt o the Gran Asunción metropolitan aurie. Wi a population o approx. 140.000 inhabitants, it is the saxt maist populous ceety in the kintra.

History[eedit | eedit soorce]

Lambaré wis foondit bi Carlos Murphy in 1766. Efter the unthirldom o Paraguay, its creation wis formalisit bi Law No. 791, o 5 Juin 1962. The decree o the formation o the new municipality wis signed bi the govrenment o Alfredo Stroessner. The first preses o the Municipal Cooncil wis Mariano Escauriza.

Toponymy[eedit | eedit soorce]

The name o the toun derive frae the Guarani leid Ambaré, "the laund o shadaes". The fowk wur kent as avambaré, ceetizens o El Ambaré.

Population[eedit | eedit soorce]

It is pairt o the ten destricts that mak up the conurbation o Greater Asunción. The growthe o the caipital, favored the development o the population o this ceety, today Lambaré is the saxt maist populous ceety in Paraguay. Accordin tae the 2002 census conductit bi the General Directorate o Statistics, Surveys an Censuses Lambaré ceety haed approx. 140,000 inhabitants.

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