Ñeembucú

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Ñeembucú

Departamento de Ñeembucú
Ruins of church in Humaitá
Flag of Ñeembucú department
Flag
Coat of arms of Ñeembucú department
Coat of arms
Neembucu in Paraguay
Location of Neembucu, in red, in Paraguay
Coordinates: 26°52′S 58°18′W / 26.867°S 58.300°W / -26.867; -58.300Coordinates: 26°52′S 58°18′W / 26.867°S 58.300°W / -26.867; -58.300
Country Paraguay
RegionOriental
CapitalPilar
Boroughs16 (See list)
Government
 • GovernorCarlos Silva Medina
Area
 • Total12,147 km2 (4,690 sq mi)
Population
 (2012)[2]
 • Total84,123
 • Density6.9/km2 (18/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Paraguariense
Time zoneUTC-04 (AST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-03 (ADT)
ISO 3166 codePY-12
WebsiteOfficial website

The Ñeembucú department (Spanish: Departamento de Ñeembucú) is a department of Paraguay. The capital is the city of Pilar. Its ISO 3166-2 code is PY-12.

The department is almost entirely rural, and there are some of the oldest and best-preserved Jesuit ruins, which are located near the town of Humaitá.

Geography[change | change source]

The Ñeembucú department is in the southwest of the Oriental region. It has an area of 12,147 km2 (4,690 sq mi). It is the department with fewest people living in it, with a population of 84,123 for a population density of 6.9.[2]

Limits[change | change source]

Climate[change | change source]

As of 2012, the total amount of precipitation for the year 2012 in the city of Pilar was 1,522.1 mm (59.9 in). The month with the most precipitation was February with 284.2 mm (11.2 in) of precipitation. The month with the least precipitation was August with 8.0 mm (0.3 in).[3]

The average temperature for the year 2012 in Pilar was 22.1 °C (71.8 °F). The warmest month, on average, was January with an average temperature of 27.5 °C (81.5 °F). The coolest month on average is July, with an average temperature of 15.0 °C (59.0 °F).[3]

Districts[change | change source]

The department is divided in 16 districts:

Districts of the Ñeembucú department
No. Districts Area[4]
(km²)
Population[5]
(2015)
Density
1 Alberdi 110 9,034 82.1
2 Cerrito 627 5,522 8.8
3 Desmochados 285 1,780 6.2
4 General José Eduvigis Díaz 338 4,005 11.8
5 Guazú Cuá 882 2,161 2.5
6 Humaitá 321 3,095 9.6
7 Isla Umbú 485 3,007 6.2
8 Laureles 856 3,512 4.1
9 Mayor José J. Martinez 394 4,242 10.8
10 Paso de Patria 239 2,060 8.6
11 Pilar 258 32,242 125.0
12 San Juan Bautista del Ñeembucú 1,329 5,833 4.4
13 Tacuaras 1,872 3,823 2.0
14 Villa Franca 1,543 1,284 0.8
15 Villa Oliva 1,612 3,729 2.3
16 Villalbín 388 2,422 6.2
Mapa de Ñeembucú con sus distritos.PNG

Related pages[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Gobernación" (in Spanish). Gobernación de Ñeembucú. Retrieved 23 September 2016.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 "Proyección Densidad Tasa 2012" (PDF) (in Spanish). Dirección General de Estadísticas, Encuestas y Censos. Retrieved 23 September 2016.
  3. 3.0 3.1 "Compendio Estadístico Ambiental del Paraguay 2002-2012" (PDF) (in Spanish). Dirección General de Estadísticas, Encuestas y Censos. December 2013. Retrieved 23 September 2016.
  4. "Territorio y Población" (zip) (in Spanish). ADEPO - Asociación Paraguaya de Estudios de Población. 2015. Retrieved 23 September 2016.
  5. "Proyección de la población por sexo y edad, según distrito. Revisión 2015 (8.3 MB)" (PDF) (in Spanish). DGEEC. 2015. Retrieved 23 September 2016.

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