Presidente Hayes Department

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Presidente Hayes
Department
Church of Villa Hayes
Church of Villa Hayes
Flag of Presidente Hayes
Flag
Coat of arms of Presidente Hayes
Coat of arms
Location of Presidente Hayes, in red, in Paraguay
Location of Presidente Hayes, in red, in Paraguay
Coordinates: 23°46′31.04″S 58°36′43.42″W / 23.7752889°S 58.6120611°W / -23.7752889; -58.6120611Coordinates: 23°46′31.04″S 58°36′43.42″W / 23.7752889°S 58.6120611°W / -23.7752889; -58.6120611
Country  Paraguay
Region Occidental
Capital Villa Hayes
Districts 8
Government[1]
 • Governor Antonio Saldivar
Area[2]
 • Total 72,907 km2 (28,150 sq mi)
Population (2013)[2]
 • Total 108,520
 • Density 1.5/km2 (3.9/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Chaqueño (a)
Time zone AST (UTC-04)
 • Summer (DST) ADT (UTC-03)
ISO 3166 code PY-15

The Presidente Hayes department (Spanish: Departamento de Presidente Hayes) is a department of Paraguay. The capital is the city of Villa Hayes.

Its ISO 3166-2 code is PY-15.

Geography[change | change source]

The Presidente Hayes department is in the central part of the country, in the southwest of the Occidental ("Western") region. It has an area of 72,907 km2 (28,150 sq mi), with a population of 108,520 for a Population density of 1.5.[2]

Limits[change | change source]

Rivers[change | change source]

The main rivers in the department are the Paraguay river and its tributary, the Pilcomayo.

Districts[change | change source]

The department is divided in 8 districts:

Districts of the Presidente Hayes department
No. Districts Area
(km²)
Population[3]
(2016)
Density
(inh./km²)
Elevation
(m)
Postal
code
1 Benjamín Aceval 10,996 19,594 1.8 66 9800
2 General Bruguez 6,543 3,216 0.5
3 José Falcón 1,839 4,067 2.2 54 9690
4 Nanawa 4.7 5,884 1,251.9 54 9950
5 Puerto Pinasco 15,141 9,380 0.6 73 9700
6 Teniente Esteban Martínez 8,015 3,292 0.4 123
7 Teniente Irala Fernández 13,409 25,326 1.9
8 Villa Hayes 17,707 48,041 2.7 55 9900

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References[change | change source]

  1. "Autoridades" (in Spanish). Gobernación del XV Departamento de Pdte. Hayes. Retrieved 30 April 2017. 
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 "Compendio Estadístico 2013" (PDF) (in Spanish). Dirección General de Estadísticas, Encuestas y Censos. Retrieved 30 April 2017. 
  3. "Proyección de la población por sexo y edad, según distrito. Revisión 2015 (8.3 MB)" (PDF) (in Spanish). DGEEC. 2015. Retrieved 30 April 2017. 

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