Alto Paraguay

department of Paraguay

The Alto Paraguay Department (Spanish pronunciation: [ˈalto paɾaˈɣwai̯]; Upper Paraguay; Spanish: Departamento de Alto Paraguay) is a department of Paraguay. The capital is the town of Fuerte Olimpo.

Alto Paraguay
Departamento de Alto Paraguay
Flag of Alto Paraguay
Coordinates: 20°30′S 59°0′W / 20.500°S 59.000°W / -20.500; -59.000
Country Paraguay
CapitalFuerte Olimpo
 • GovernorMarlene Graciela Ocampos (ANR)
 • Total82,349 km2 (31,795 sq mi)
 • Total15,008
 • Density0.18/km2 (0.47/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-04 (AST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-03 (ADT)
ISO 3166 codePY-16
Number of Districts2

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The department has five districts:[1]

  1. Bahía Negra
  2. Capitán Carmelo Peralta
  3. Fuerte Olimpo
  4. Puerto Casado
  5. Mayor Pablo Lagerenza

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