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Map of Guaira district in Paraguay

Basic information about Guaira
Guairá ([gwajˈɾa]) is a department in Paraguay. The capital is the city of Villarrica. It covers a surface of 3,846 km2 (1,485 sq mi), with a population of 178130 inhabitants (2002). You can get there through the Road nª8 Blas Garay. It was founded on May 14, 1570, by Ruiz Diaz de Melgarejo.
Cities, towns & villages in Guaira
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VillarricaVilla Rica del Espíritu Santo, using its formal name is a city located in the middle of the Oriental Region of the Paraguayan territory, it is the capital of the Guairá Department. It was founded by the Spanish Captain Ruy Diaz de Melgarejo on May 14, 1570 in the old Guaira, today in Brazilian territory. Founded by the Spanish Ruy Diaz de Melgarejo, 350 km east from the Saltos del Guaira, on May 14, 1570, with the name Villa Rica del Espíritu Santo (Villa Rica of the Holy Spirit), finally settled in 1682 in the hills near the Ybytyruzu, part of the Caaguazú Cordillera, 180 m above ocean level. Show Villarricaon the map
Colonia Mauricio José TrocheMauricio José Troche is one of the districts in the Guairá department, Paraguay. It is located 183 km away from Asunción, capital of Paraguay. In this area the population dedicates mostly to the agriculture and farming. They also dedicate to the artisan fabrication of ao po’i. The production of sugar cane is very important because it is industrialized, obtaining as a result fuel alcohol. Show Colonia Mauricio José Trocheon the map
IndependenciaColonia Independencia is a town and distrito in the Guairá department of Paraguay. The town is a tourist attraction because of its German heritage. Colonia Independencia received large waves of European immigrants, mainly from Germany and to a lesser extent from Austria, Switzerland, and Hungary. Show Independenciaon the map
MbocayatyMbocayaty (Guaraní: Mbokajaty) is a town in the Guairá Department of Paraguay. Show Mbocayatyon the map
Doctor BotrellDoctor Botrell is a village and distrito in the Guairá Department of Paraguay. Show Doctor Botrellon the map
Natalicio TalaveraNatalicio Talavera is a town in the Guairá Department of Paraguay. Show Natalicio Talaveraon the map
Coronel MartínezCoronel Martínez is a town in the Guairá Department of Paraguay. Show Coronel Martínezon the map
IturbeIturbe is a town in the Guairá Department of Paraguay. Show Iturbeon the map
ItapéItapé is a town in the Guairá Department of Paraguay. Show Itapéon the map
BorjaBorja is a town in the Guairá Department of Paraguay. Show Borjaon the map
States, regions, administrative units in Guaira
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Departamento del GuairáGuairá (Spanish pronunciation: [gwai̯ˈɾa]) is a department in Paraguay. The capital is the city of Villarrica. It covers a surface of 3,846 km2 (1,485 sq mi), with a population of 178,130 inhabitants (2002).One can arrive there by taking the Number 8 Blas Garay Road. It was founded on May 14, 1570, by Ruiz Diaz de Melgarejo.Show on map
Different buildings in Guaira
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Jose FassardiJosé Fassardi is a village and distrito in the Guairá Department of Paraguay.Show on map
Mountains, roads, land forms, forests and other objects in Guaira
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Cerro PeróCerro Peró or Cerro Tres Kandú (Perõ or Tres Kandu in the Guaraní language) is a peak and the highest point of Paraguay, with an elevation of 842 metres (2,762 ft). It is located in the municipality of General Eugenio Garay, Guairá Department, in a hill range named Ybytyruzú. This hill was important for the Armed Forces of Paraguay because it was a strategic location to place the army repeater or radio-link for their communication. The national electrical company (ANDE) had also mounted its radiocommunication repeater on this hill. Today these installations are abandoned.Show on map