The most important cities of Paraguay

Paraguay (officially the Republic of Paraguay) is a country multicultural and peculiar. And although it may not have as many points of interest as its neighboring countries (Argentina, Bolivia and Brazil), it has great potential to position itself as a meeting tourism destination.

With a subtropical climate, its inhabitants and visitors can enjoy outdoor activities and, best of all, in a pollution-free environment. Today in Hard Hobbit To Break We want to tell you about its most important cities, based on the number of inhabitants. Of course, you should know that in Paraguay the term city is directly associated with municipalities, also called districts. Can you come with us?


Let's start by talking about Asunción, the capital and the most populous city in Paraguay. It is an autonomous municipality administered as the Capital District. Seat of the three powers of the Nation and the main port river, it is also the cultural center of the country. On the other hand, we want to comment that it is considered one of the cheapest capitals in the world, as well as being one of the safest in the region and one of the best for investments in construction and services.

East City

In the extreme east of Paraguay, in the Eastern Region, we find Ciudad del Este, capital of the department of Alto Paraná. It is located on the triple border with Brazil and Argentina. It is connected to the Brazilian city of Foz de Iguazú by the Friendship Bridge. You should know that Ciudad del Este is known for being one of the areas of free It is the largest trade in the world and, in fact, it is the main shopping destination in the country.


Located in the Central Department, Luque houses the Silvio Pettirossi International Airport and the Ñu Guazu Park, in addition to hosting the Paraguayan Olympic Committee and the CONMEBOL, the governing body of soccer in South America. In fact, here is the fourth largest stadium in the country, the Estadio Feliciano Cáceres. In addition, we want to comment that Luque is considered a city of music and art.

San Lorenzo

San Lorenzo
The fourth most populous city in Paraguay is San Lorenzo, which is located in the heart of the Central Department. It is known as the University City, since it houses the headquarters and the campus of the National University of Asunción. Thanks to its location strategic, is a city suitable for commercial activities.


Also in the Central Department we find Capiatá, the only one in the department that borders seven cities (Areguá, Itauguá, J.A. Saldívar, Luque, Ñemby, Ypané and San Lorenzo). The city has an intense commercial activity and, in fact, the shops and small and medium industries.


Lambaré, considered the sixth most populous city in Paraguay, is also located in the Central Department. It is one of the ten districts that are part of the conurbation of the Paraguayan capital, Asunción. One of its main attractions is the Hill which gives its name to the city and which is crowned by the monument to Victorious Peace.

Fernando de la Mora

The seventh most populous city in Paraguay is also part of the Central Department. This is Fernando de la Mora, who owes his honor to the hero of the Homeland. It houses a sports Center, a soccer field for national and international meetings and some 50 educational institutions.


Finally, we want to talk about Limpio, which is also located in the Central Department. Considered as one of the first centers of Spanish-Guaraní crossbreeding, the city is limited by three rivers. Among the most surprising places in Limpio is The Rock, located on the Paraguay river.

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