Itapúa

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Itapúa
International bridge that connects Encarnación, (Paraguay), Posadas (Argentina)
International bridge that connects Encarnación, (Paraguay) with Posadas (Argentina)
Flag of Itapúa
Flag
Coat of arms of Itapúa
Coat of arms
Location of Itapúa, in red, in Paraguay
Location of Itapúa, in red, in Paraguay
Coordinates: 27°20′S 55°53′W / 27.333°S 55.883°W / -27.333; -55.883Coordinates: 27°20′S 55°53′W / 27.333°S 55.883°W / -27.333; -55.883
Country Paraguay
RegionOriental
CapitalEncarnación
Districts30
Government
 • GovernorLuis Roberto Gneiting Dichtiar[1]
Area
 • Total16,525 km2 (6,380 sq mi)
Population
 (2013)[2]
 • Total551,128
 • Density33/km2 (86/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-04 (AST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-03 (ADT)
ISO 3166 codePY-7
WebsiteOfficial website

The Itapúa department (Spanish: Departamento de Itapúa) is a department of Paraguay. The capital is the city of Encarnación.

Its ISO 3166-2 code is PY-7.

Geography[change | change source]

The Itapúa department is in the southeastern part of the country, in the Oriental region. It has an area of 16,525 km2 (6,380 sq mi), with a estimated population for 2013 of 551,128 for a Population density of 33.4.[2]

Limits[change | change source]

Rivers[change | change source]

The main river in the department is the Paraná river.

Climate[change | change source]

As of 2012, the total amount of precipitation for the year 2012 in the city of Encarnación was 1,417.0 mm (55.8 in). The month with the most precipitation was December with 439 mm (17.3 in) of precipitation. The month with the least precipitation was January with 27.3 mm (1.1 in).[3]

The average temperature for the year 2012 in Encarnación was 22.2 °C (72.0 °F). The warmest month, on average, was February with an average temperature of 27.9 °C (82.2 °F). The coolest month on average is July, with an average temperature of 14.1 °C (57.4 °F).[3]

Districts[change | change source]

The department is divided in 30 districts:

Districts of the Itapúa department
No. Districts Area
(km²)
Population[4]
(2015)
Density
1 Alto Verá 899.20 17,468 19.4
2 Bella Vista 300.01 13,566 45.2
3 Cambyretá 191.78 51,972 271.0
4 Capitán Meza 440.23 13,802 31.4
5 Capitán Miranda 219.15 13,014 59.4
6 Carlos Antonio López 821.85 19,734 24.0
7 Carmen del Paraná 319.88 8,545 26.7
8 Coronel Bogado 651.40 20,715 31.8
9 Edelira 633.95 24,320 38.4
10 Encarnación 320.32 127,527 398.1
11 Fram 327.84 9,811 29.9
12 General Artigas 1,337.67 12,975 9.7
13 General Delgado 456.06 7,894 17.3
14 Hohenau 197.03 14,414 73.2
15 Itapúa Poty 523.50 16,785 32.1
16 Jesús 143.99 6,339 44.0
17 José Leandro Oviedo 129.58 4,834 37.3
18 La Paz 239.17 3,333 13.9
19 Mayor Otaño 260.28 15,196 58.4
20 Natalio 386.03 21,227 55.0
21 Nueva Alborada 231.49 7,754 20.1
22 Obligado 412.98 16,281 39.4
23 Pirapó 838.34 8,938 10.7
24 San Cosme y Damián 1,583.43 9,712 6.1
25 San Juan del Paraná 103.36 9,410 91.0
26 San Pedro del Paraná 1,483.69 33,366 322.8
27 San Rafael del Paraná 1,458.79 22,831 15.7
28 Tomás Romero Pereira 601.70 29,916 49.7
29 Trinidad 176.12 9,340 53.0
30 Yatytay 220.74 13,182 59.7
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Related pages[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Ejecutivo Departamental" (in Spanish). Gobernación de Itapúa. Retrieved 11 November 2016.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 "Compendio Estadístico 2013" (PDF) (in Spanish). Dirección General de Estadísticas, Encuestas y Censos. Retrieved 11 November 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 11 November 2016.
  4. "Proyección de la población por sexo y edad, según distrito. Revisión 2015 (8.3 MB)" (PDF) (in Spanish). DGEEC. 2015. Retrieved 11 November 2016.

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