San Pedro Department, Paraguay

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San Pedro
Departamento de San Pedro
Department
A toll in Veinticinco de Diciembre by the entrance of San Pedro
A toll by the entrance of San Pedro
Flag of San Pedro department
Flag
Coat of arms of San Pedro department
Coat of arms
San Pedro in Paraguay
Location of San Pedro, in red, in Paraguay
Coordinates: 24°06′S 57°05′W / 24.100°S 57.083°W / -24.100; -57.083Coordinates: 24°06′S 57°05′W / 24.100°S 57.083°W / -24.100; -57.083
Country  Paraguay
Region Oriental
Capital San Pedro de Ycuamandiyú
Boroughs 20 (See list)
Government
 • Governor Vicente Rodríguez Arévalos[1]
Area[2]
 • Total 20,002 km2 (7,723 sq mi)
Population (2012)[2]
 • Total 360,094
 • Density 18.0029/km2 (46.6273/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Sampedrano
Time zone AST (UTC-04)
 • Summer (DST) ADT (UTC-03)
ISO 3166 code PY-02
Website Official website

The San Pedro department (Spanish: Departamento de San Pedro) is a department of Paraguay. The capital is the city of San Pedro de Ycuamandiyú. Its ISO 3166-2 code is PY-02.

The name San Pedro ("Saint Peter") was given after its capital.

History[change | change source]

During the 17th and 18th centuries there was much problems with the people in the region. To help for the economic growth, three towns were started: San Estanislao (1749), Villa del Rosario (1786) and San Pedro de Ycuamandiyú (1786).[3]

San Pedro, the second department of the country, was created by law in 1906, and had the territories of Itacurubí del Rosario, Santa Rosa del Aguaray, Tacuatí, Unión, Ygatimi and Curuguaty, as well as the area of the present Canindeyú department. Its limits were given finally by the Law 426 of 26 December 1973.[3]

Geography[change | change source]

The San Pedro department is in the north central part of the Oriental region. It has an area of 20,002 km2 (7,723 sq mi), the largest of the Oriental region, with a population of 360,094 for a population density of 18.0.[2]

Limits[change | change source]

Rivers[change | change source]

The main river in the department, and of Paraguay, is the Paraguay that makes the western border of the department.

Other rivers are the Jejuí Guazú, 327 km (203 mi) long, and the Ypané, 323 km (201 mi) long.[3]

Climate[change | change source]

As of 2014, the total amount of precipitation in the city of San Pedro de Ycuamandiyú was 1,783.0 mm (70.2 in). The month with the most precipitation was April with 353.4 mm (13.9 in) of precipitation. The month with the least precipitation was August with 0 mm (0.0 in).[4]

The average temperature for the year 2014 in San Pedro de Ycuamandiyú was 23.7 °C (74.7 °F). The warmest month, on average, was February with an average temperature of 34.7 °C (94.5 °F). The coolest month on average is July, with an average temperature of 13.7 °C (56.7 °F).[4]

Districts[change | change source]

The department is divided in 20 districts:

Districts of the San Pedro department
No. Districts Area[5]
(km²)
Population[6]
(2015)
Density
1 Antequera &&&&&&&&&&&&0480.&&&&&0480 &&&&&&&&&&&02119.&&&&&02,119 4.4
2 Capiibary &&&&&&&&&&&&0826.&&&&&0826 &&&&&&&&&&022691.&&&&&022,691 27.5
3 Choré &&&&&&&&&&&&0965.&&&&&0965 &&&&&&&&&&015402.&&&&&015,402 16.0
4 General Elizardo Aquino &&&&&&&&&&&&0816.&&&&&0816 &&&&&&&&&&012773.&&&&&012,773 15.7
5 General Isidoro Resquín &&&&&&&&&&&01075.&&&&&01,075 &&&&&&&&&&013285.&&&&&013,285 12.4
6 Guayaibí &&&&&&&&&&&01460.&&&&&01,460 &&&&&&&&&&015859.&&&&&015,859 10.9
7 Itacurubí del Rosario &&&&&&&&&&&&0769.&&&&&0769 &&&&&&&&&&&06137.&&&&&06,137 8.0
8 Liberación &&&&&&&&&&&&0587.&&&&&0587 &&&&&&&&&&012383.&&&&&012,383 21.1
9 Lima &&&&&&&&&&&&0658.&&&&&0658 &&&&&&&&&&&06404.&&&&&06,404 9.7
10 Nueva Germania &&&&&&&&&&&&0657.&&&&&0657 &&&&&&&&&&&03391.&&&&&03,391 5.2
11 San Estanislao &&&&&&&&&&&01700.&&&&&01,700 &&&&&&&&&&027203.&&&&&027,203 16.0
12 San Pablo &&&&&&&&&&&&0320.&&&&&0320 &&&&&&&&&&&02016.&&&&&02,016 6.3
13 San Pedro de Ycuamandiyú &&&&&&&&&&&03176.&&&&&03,176 &&&&&&&&&&017896.&&&&&017,896 5.6
14 Santa Rosa del Aguaray &&&&&&&&&&&01572.&&&&&01,572 &&&&&&&&&&019415.&&&&&019,415 12.4
15 Tacuatí &&&&&&&&&&&02283.&&&&&02,283 &&&&&&&&&&&07900.&&&&&07,900 3.5
16 Unión &&&&&&&&&&&&0587.&&&&&0587 &&&&&&&&&&&03780.&&&&&03,780 6.4
17 Veinticinco de Diciembre &&&&&&&&&&&&0995.&&&&&0995 &&&&&&&&&&&05414.&&&&&05,414 5.4
18 Villa del Rosario &&&&&&&&&&&01975.&&&&&01,975 &&&&&&&&&&&05734.&&&&&05,734 2.9
19 Yataity del Norte &&&&&&&&&&&&0316.&&&&&0316 &&&&&&&&&&&06753.&&&&&06,753 21.4
20 Yrybucuá &&&&&&&&&&&&0509.&&&&&0509 &&&&&&&&&&&07873.&&&&&07,873 15.5

Related pages[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. "El Gobernador" (in Spanish). Gobernación de San Pedro. Retrieved 1 September 2016. 
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 "Proyección Densidad Tasa 2012" (PDF) (in Spanish). Dirección General de Estadísticas, Encuestas y Censos. Retrieved 1 September 2016. 
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 "Plan de Desarrollo Departamental 2013/1018" (PDF) (in Spanish). Gobernación de San Pedro. pp. 19–29. Retrieved 1 September 2016. 
  4. 4.0 4.1 "Compendio Estadístico Ambiental del Paraguay 2014" (PDF) (in Spanish). Dirección General de Estadísticas, Encuestas y Censos. January 2016. Retrieved 2 September 2016. 
  5. "Territorio y Población" (zip) (in Spanish). ADEPO - Asociación Paraguaya de Estudios de Población. 2015. Retrieved 2 September 2016. 
  6. "Proyección de la población por sexo y edad, según distrito. Revisión 2015 (8.3 MB)" (PDF) (in Spanish). DGEEC. 2015. Retrieved 2 September 2016. 

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