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Central ([senˈtɾal]) is a department in Paraguay. The capital is Areguá. With 1,929,834 inhabitants, it is the most populated and the smallest of the 17 departments of Paraguay.
Cities, towns & villages in Central
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LuqueLuque (Spanish pronunciation: [ˈlu.ke]) is a city in Central Department of Paraguay, part of the Gran Asunción metropolitan area. Both 1635 and 1750 have been recorded as dates of its founding.It was temporarily the capital of Paraguay in 1868 during the Paraguayan War before relocation to San Estanislao. It is located at around 25°16′12″S 57°29′14″W / 25.27000°S 57.48722°W. It is a center of production of Guitars and Paraguayan harps as well as Filigranas, gold and silver filigree jewelry including the seven-band ring Carretón de Siete Ramales. Show Luqueon the map
AreguáAreguá (Spanish pronunciation: [aɾeˈɣwa]) is a city in Paraguay; located 28 km away from the capital city Asunción. It is the capital of the Department of Central. Probably the best feature of this Paraguayan town is its geographical location; it lies between a group of rolling hills with a distinctive rock formation (found only in 3 places in the world) and a beautiful blue lake, Ypacaraí lake. The topography of the surroundings gives this town a unique natural charm. The colonial architecture, largely preserved, along with its original cobble stone streets makes this small town a very quaint destination. Here, one can find magnificent mansions, which are laid out as surrounding corridors enclosing a central plaza (usually a beautiful flowered garden). It is also known as the \"city of str Show Areguáon the map
Fernando de la MoraFernando de la Mora (Spanish pronunciation: [feɾˈnando ðe la ˈmoɾa]) is a city located in the Central Department, and is part of the metropolitan area of Asunción, Paraguay. With some 160,000 inhabitants, the city is one of the most populated of the country. The city is divided in two regions: the South area and the North area, with a total surface of 21 square kilometers. It is crossed from North to South by a many paved streets and avenues, such as Zavala Cue, Pitiantuta, 10 de Julio, Las Residentas, among others. It has a total number of 62 green spaces. Show Fernando de la Moraon the map
YpacaraiYpacaraí is a town in the Central Department of Paraguay on Lake Ypacarai. On the road system, it is located between Asunción and Caacupé. In 2004, the village had a population of 30,150, and is 64.1 m above sea level. Notable agricultural crops of the area include tobacco and cotton. Lake Ypacaraí is popular with tourists and locals in the landlocked nation of Paraguay. Footballer Carlos Gamarra is from Ypacaraí. Another meaning of the city name is from the two words, \"ypa\" meaning lake and \"karai\" meaning Lord or blessed. Thus we have the Lord's Lake or Blessed Lake. Show Ypacaraion the map
Colonia Mariano Roque AlonsoMariano Roque Alonso (Spanish pronunciation: [maˈɾja.no ˈro.ke aˈlon.so]) is a district and city located in the Central Department, in Paraguay in the Gran Asunción metropolitan area. The city has a population of 85,000 people. The city was founded in 1944 and is located between the Paraguay River and the Transchaco Road, some 18 kilometers away from the city of Asunción. This optimal location has allowed the city quick commercial, industrial, and social development. Show Colonia Mariano Roque Alonsoon the map
Villa ElisaVilla Elisa (Spanish pronunciation: [ˈbiʎa eˈlisa]) is a city in the Central Department of Paraguay on the outskirts of Asuncion. It was the only colony that was inhabited by Swedish people in Paraguay and today is one of the most important and active cities that are part of the Metropolitan Area of the capital. Villa Elisa is an urban city and borders with Asuncion, in the Defensores del Chaco Ave some 16 km away from Asuncion's city centre. It was founded on March 22, 1938. Show Villa Elisaon the map
GuarambaréGuarambaré is a town in the Central Department of Paraguay. Guarambaré was the name of a Guaraní tribe in North-Eastern Paraguay at the time of the founding of the Spanish colony during the 16th century. A Franciscan reduction was founded between 1580 and 1600 in the modern day department of Concepción, south of the river Aquidabán. The reduction was relocated in 1673 to the current location, south-east of Asunción. Show Guarambaréon the map
ItauguáItauguá (Spanish pronunciation: [itauˈɣwa]) is a city of the Central Department, Paraguay. Founded in 1728, it's known by its peculiar art of the ñandutí and its music. The San Rafael Museum shows various objects from the Colonial Age. The National Hospital, one of the most important health institutions, is located in Itauguá. Itauguá is about 30 kilometers away from Asunción. It was founded by the Baron Martín de Barúa, June 27, 1728. Show Itauguáon the map
LimpioThe city of Limpio (Spanish pronunciation: [ˈlim.pjo]; formerly known as Tapúa) is located in the Central Department, Paraguay. It was founded on February 2, 1785, by the Friar Luís de Bolaños under the name of San José de los Campos Limpios de Tapúa. It was one of the first centers of Spanish–Guaraní crossbreeding. It is bordered by three rivers: The Paraguay River, the Salado River and the San Francisco River. Its saint patron is Saint Joseph. Show Limpioon the map
TacumbúTacumbú is one of the barrios of Asunción and famous for the prison also referred to as \"Tacumbú\".The famous Tacumbú hill is also located in this neighbourhood. The majority of the streets of the city of Asunción and surrounding areas were cobbled with the rocks extracted from this hill. It is a working-class neighbourhood, located at only five minutes drive from Asuncion's downtown. Show Tacumbúon the map
San LorenzoSan Lorenzo (Spanish pronunciation: [san loˈɾenso]) is a city located in the Central Department in Paraguay. It is a suburb of Asunción, and the third most populated city of Paraguay. The National University of Asunción campus is located in San Lorenzo. The city is the seat of the Roman Catholic Diocese of San Lorenzo. It is one of the most dangerous cities in the country due to muggings and gang activity. Show San Lorenzoon the map
San AntonioSan Antonio is a city in Paraguay located in the Central Department. It has been significant since colonial times, as it was located beside the Royal Way, a road which leads to the city of Villeta. Today, it is experiencing great industrial growth. Show San Antonioon the map
YpaneYpané is a town in the Central Department of Paraguay, 27 km from Asunción. It is accessed by Routes 1 and 2. The town was founded March 23, 1538 by the Spanish Governor Domingo Martínez de Irala. Its main activities are trade and industry. Show Ypaneon the map
LambaréLambaré (Spanish pronunciation: [lambaˈɾe]) is a city in Central Department, Paraguay, part of the Gran Asunción metropolitan area. With a population of approximately 140,000 inhabitants, it is the sixth-most populous city in the country. Show Lambaréon the map
CapiatáCapiatá (Spanish pronunciation: [ka.pjaˈta]) is a city in Central Department, Paraguay. It is the only city in Central that borders seven cities: Aregua, Itaugua, Juan Augusto Saldívar, Luque, Ñemby, San Lorenzo and Ypane. Show Capiatáon the map
VilletaVilleta is a city of Paraguay in the Central Department, on the banks of Paraguay River. It is an important industrial center and port. Show Villetaon the map
NembyÑemby is a city in the Central Department of Paraguay. It is part of the Gran Asunción metropolitan area. Show Nembyon the map
ItáItá is a city located along the 35th kilometer of Ruta 1 in the Central Department of Paraguay. Show Itáon the map
Nueva ItaliaNueva Italia (Spanish for New Italy) is a town in the Central Department of Paraguay. Show Nueva Italiaon the map
Santísima TrinidadSantísima Trinidad is a neighbourhood (barrio) of Asunción, Paraguay. Show Santísima Trinidadon the map
States, regions, administrative units in Central
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Departamento CentralCentral (Spanish pronunciation: [senˈtɾal]) is a department in Paraguay. The capital is Areguá. With 1,929,834 inhabitants, it is the most populated and the smallest of the 17 departments of Paraguay.Show on map
Different buildings in Central
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Confederación Sudamericana de FútbolThe South American Football Confederation (CONMEBOL, /ˈkɒnmᵻbɒl/; Spanish: Confederación Sudamericana de Fútbol; Portuguese: Confederação Sul-Americana de Futebol or CSF) is the continental governing body of association football in South America (apart from Guyana, Suriname and French Guiana) and it is one of FIFA's six continental confederations. The oldest continental confederation in the world, its headquarters are located in Luque, Paraguay, near Asunción. CONMEBOL is responsible for the organization and governance of South American football's major international tournaments. With 10 member football associations, it has the fewest members of all the confederations in FIFA.Show on map
Villa MorraVilla Morra is a neighbourhood of Asunción, the capital of Paraguay. It has a population of 5,000 people. The name \"Villa Morra\" comes from the family name of one of the first owners of the Asunción Tramways company, Mr. Franciso Morra. pt:Villa MorraShow on map
Silvio Pettirossi International AirportSilvio Pettirossi International Airport (IATA: ASU, ICAO: SGAS) is Paraguay's main national and international gateway, located at Luque, a city of the Central Department. It is named after the Paraguayan aviator Silvio Pettirossi and was formerly known as President Stroessner International Airport, after Paraguay's former head of state General Alfredo Stroessner.Show on map
Estadio Defensores del ChacoEstadio Defensores del Chaco is a multi-purpose stadium in Asunción, Paraguay. It is currently used mostly for football matches. The stadium once had a 50,000+ capacity, however over the years the stadium has undergone remodeling, dropping the capacity to 38.000. The stadium was again renovated in 2015.Show on map
Asuncion National UniversityThe Universidad Nacional de Asunción, abbreviated UNA, is a public university in Paraguay. Founded in 1889, it is the oldest and most traditional university in the country.Show on map
Mountains, roads, land forms, forests and other objects in Central
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Hipódromo y Jockey Club de AsunciónThe Hipódromo de Asunción (sometimes known as Hipódromo de Tembetary or simply Jockey Club) is a horse racing track located in the neighborhood of Hipódromo in Asunción, Paraguay. It is owned by the Jockey Club del Paraguay. It was inaugurated on September 18, 1954 and is the largest in the country. The Hipódromo is located on one of the busiest avenues of the city, Eusebio Ayala Av.. The grass track is 1,810 m long and 20 m wide, allowing for 450-metre races without turn.Show on map
Gran AsunciónGreater Asunción (Gran Asunción in Spanish), is the metropolitan area of the capital city of Paraguay, Asunción. Consists in 12 cities: Asunción, the capital, and some of the surrounding cities such as San Lorenzo, Fernando de la Mora, Lambaré, Luque, Mariano Roque Alonso, Ñemby, Villa Elisa and San Antonio. The metropolitan area has more than 2.5 million inhabitants. One of three Paraguayans live in the metropolitan area.Show on map