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Map of Misiones district in Paraguay

Basic information about Misiones
Misiones ([miˈsjones]) is a department located in the southern region of Paraguay. Its capital is San Juan Bautista. The eighth of Paraguay's 17 departments, it was created in 1906, then known as the San Ignacio Department, and was not given its present name until 1945. Its current name reflects its status as home to several Jesuit Reductions, or missions. Misiones borders the departments of Paraguarí and Caazapá to the north, Itapúa to the east, Ñeembucú to the west, and the Corrientes Province of Argentina to the south.
Cities, towns & villages in Misiones
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Villa FloridaVilla Florida is a city in southern Paraguay located on the Tebicuary River at the entrance of Misiones Region. Initially, when it was established by the Jesuits in 1632, it was called Paso Santa María. It was officially founded as a city on September 6, 1880 during Bernardino Caballero's government. Villa Florida is 161 km (100 mi) from Asunción. Citizens mainly work on commercial activities, cattle raising and tourism, linked to the beautiful Tebicuary River. This river nearly encloses the city, and has wide white beaches. Show Villa Floridaon the map
San Juan BautistaSan Juan Bautista, capital of the Department of Misiones, Paraguay, is considered the cradle of the religious mission culture. The city is the seat of the Roman Catholic Diocese of San Juan Bautista de las Misiones. Show San Juan Bautistaon the map
Santa RosaSanta Rosa (Spanish pronunciation: [ˈsanta ˈrosa]) is a town and district located in the Misiones department in Paraguay. It is one of the most important cities of Jesuit influence. Show Santa Rosaon the map
Santa MaríaSanta María de Fe is a town and district located in the Misiones Department in Paraguay, located about 15 km from the city of San Ignacio. Show Santa Maríaon the map
AyolasAyolas is a city in the department of Misiones, Paraguay. It is also the name of the district that the city is located in. Show Ayolason the map
SantiagoSantiago is a city of Paraguay, located in the Misiones Department. It is one of the most important Jesuit missions. Show Santiagoon the map
San PatricioSan Patricio is a town and district located in the Misiones department in Paraguay. Show San Patricioon the map
YabebyryYabebyry is a town and distrito in the Misiones department of Paraguay. Show Yabebyryon the map
States, regions, administrative units in Misiones
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Departamento de MisionesMisiones (Spanish pronunciation: [miˈsjo.nes]) is a department located in the southern region of Paraguay. Its capital is San Juan Bautista. The eighth of Paraguay's 17 departments, it was created in 1906, then known as the San Ignacio Department, and was not given its present name until 1945. Its current name reflects its status as home to several Jesuit Reductions, or missions. Misiones borders the departments of Paraguarí and Caazapá to the north, Itapúa to the east, Ñeembucú to the west, and the Corrientes Province of Argentina to the south.Show on map
Different buildings in Misiones
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Juan de Ayolas AirportJuan de Ayolas Airport (IATA: AYO, ICAO: SGAY) is a small airport that serves the city of Ayolas, in the Misiones Department of Paraguay. The airport is named after Juan de Ayolas. It is operated by both Argentine and Paraguayan authorities.Show on map