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Basic information about Alto_Parana
Alto Paraná ([ˌalto paɾaˈna]; Upper Paraná) is a department in Paraguay. The capital is Ciudad del Este (formerly known as Puerto Presidente Stroessner, originally Puerto Flor de Lis). The Alto Paraná department has experienced tremendous economic and population growth in the past 50 years. Most of this growth has been concentrated in the department capital of Ciudad del Este, and mainly occurred after the construction of the Puente de la Amistad bridge in 1961, which connects Paraguay and Brazil. This department is home to the Itaipu power plant, which supplies 95% of the energy consumed by Paraguay, and the Acaray Dam. Several ecological reserves, a zoo and the Taiwanese-Paraguayan Technology Park are situated in this department. The city of Presidente Franco was the first city founded in this department. Several important agricultural establishments are centered in the region of Minga Guazú which is home of the Guarani International Airport.
Cities, towns & villages in Alto Parana
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Ciudad del EsteCiudad del Este (Spanish pronunciation: [sjuˈðað ðel ˈeste], Spanish for City of the East) initialed CDE is the second largest city in Paraguay and capital of the Alto Paraná Department, situated on the Paraná River. As of 2008 its population was of 320,782. The city consists of a large population of Lebanese immigrants, as well as Taiwanese. Guaraní International Airport, located in neighboring city Minga Guazú, serves Ciudad del Este. The city annually attracts thousands of tourists for Black Friday. On a daily basis, many tourists from Brazil cross the border to enter Ciudad del Este and the city also attracts thousands of worldwide tourists. The city is home to Club Atlético 3 de Febrero, counting with the Estadio Antonio Oddone Sarubbi which was used for the 1999 Copa América and is P Show Ciudad del Esteon the map
San AlbertoSan Alberto is a city in the Alto Paraná department of Paraguay. It is one of the districts of Northern Alto Paraná and is located about 439 km. from the capital Asunción. San Alberto has seen a rapid development and today is the main city in Northern Alto Paraná. The city was founded by Alberto Fernández Valenzuela, a captain of the Paraguayan navy, who was president of the Empresa Colonizadora Industrial Mbaracayu S.A., initially was known as Gleba 6 and belonged to the district of Hernandarias. The inhabitants are mostly of Brazilian origin. Show San Albertoon the map
Presidente FrancoPresidente Franco is a district of the Alto Paraná Department, Paraguay. Aside from rich exports in fruits and vegetables, Presidente Franco District is well known for Saltos del Monday - 45 m tall and 120 m wide waterfall. It is a border port city in Paraguay, located in the eastern sector of the country, along the Paraná River, Alto Paraná Department. Show Presidente Francoon the map
ÑacundayÑacunday is a town in the Alto Paraná department of Paraguay. It is known as the location of the Ñacunday National Park with the impressive, approximately 40 m tall and 110 m wide Salto Ñacunday. Show Ñacundayon the map
Colonia YguazúYguazú (Spanish pronunciation: [iɣwaˈsu]; Guarani: Yguasu [ɨɣʷasu]) is a city of Paraguay's Alto Paraná Department, founded by Japanese immigrants known as Colonia Iguazu. Show Colonia Yguazúon the map
Doctor Juan León MallorquínDoctor Juan León Mallorquin is a district of the Alto Paraná Department, Paraguay. Show Doctor Juan León Mallorquínon the map
San CristóbalSan Cristóbal is a district of the Alto Paraná Department, Paraguay. Show San Cristóbalon the map
Los CedralesLos Cedrales is a district of the Alto Paraná Department, Paraguay. Show Los Cedraleson the map
Colonia Minga PoráMinga Porá is a district of the Alto Paraná Department, Paraguay. Show Colonia Minga Poráon the map
NaranjalNaranjal is a district of the Alto Paraná Department, Paraguay. The mayor of Narajal elected in 2015 is Edoard Schaffrath. The city holds about 13.000 people,most of its inhabitants work with agriculture in small farms situated in Narajanl, San Alfredo and Aurora II. Naranjal was conolized by Brazilian inmigrants, and teh majority of the people living at Narajal today hold the Brazilian culture and language (Portuguese).The main activity for its people is agriculture, cultuvating soybeans, corn and wheat. There are a number of small family owned sotores, a few supermarkets, a couple of drugstores and restaurants. Show Naranjalon the map
States, regions, administrative units in Alto Parana
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Departamento del Alto ParanáAlto Paraná (Spanish pronunciation: [ˈalto paɾaˈna]; Upper Paraná) is a department in Paraguay. The capital is Ciudad del Este (formerly known as Puerto Presidente Stroessner, originally Puerto Flor de Lis). The city of Presidente Franco was the first city founded in this department. Several important agricultural establishments are centered in the region of Minga Guazú which is home of the Guarani International Airport.Show on map
Different buildings in Alto Parana
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ItaipuThe Itaipu Dam (Guarani: Presa Itaipu, Portuguese: Barragem de Itaipu, Spanish: Represa de Itaipú; Portuguese pronunciation: [itɐjˈpu], locally: [ita.iˈpu], Spanish pronunciation: [itaiˈpu]) is a hydroelectric dam on the Paraná River located on the border between Brazil and Paraguay. The name \"Itaipu\" was taken from an isle that existed near the construction site. In the Guarani language, Itaipu means \"the sounding stone\". Completed in 1984, it is a binational undertaking run by Brazil and Paraguay at the border between the two countries, 15 km (9.3 mi) north of the Friendship Bridge. The project ranges from Foz do Iguaçu, in Brazil, and Ciudad del Este in Paraguay, in the south to Guaíra and Salto del Guairá in the north. The installed generation capacity of the plant is 14 GW, with 20 geShow on map
Guaraní International AirportGuarani International Airport (Spanish: Aeropuerto Internacional \"Guaraní\") (IATA: AGT, ICAO: SGES) is an international airport located at Minga Guazú, a city of Gran Ciudad del Este in the Alto Paraná Department of Paraguay. It is Paraguay's second international airport.Show on map
Lakes, rivers, streams and other bodies of water in Alto Parana
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Río AcarayThe Acaray River (Guarani Akaray) is a river in eastern Paraguay. It is born in the Cordillera de Caaguazú, and is joined by the Yguazú and Itakyry rivers later on. The river flows through the Caaguazú and Alto Paraná Departments, and joins the Paraná River in an area between Ciudad del Este and Hernadarias, which was later modified for the construction of the Acaray Dam. One of its main tributaries is the Yguazú River, which also has its own dam: the Yguazú Dam.Show on map
Río MondayThe Monday River is a river of Paraguay.Show on map