Boquerón Department

department of Paraguay

The Boquerón Department (Spanish pronunciation: [bokeˈɾon]; Spanish: Departamento de Boquerón) is a department in the west of Paraguay. The capital is Filadelfia.

Boquerón Department

Departamento de Boquerón
Flag of Boquerón Department
Flag
Coat of arms of Boquerón Department
Coat of arms
Location of Boquerón Department
Coordinates: 21°31′S 60°42′W / 21.517°S 60.700°W / -21.517; -60.700Coordinates: 21°31′S 60°42′W / 21.517°S 60.700°W / -21.517; -60.700
Country Paraguay
CapitalFiladelfia
Number of Districts3
Government
 • GovernorEdwin Pauls Friesen (ANR)
Area
 • Total91,669 km2 (35,394 sq mi)
Population
 (2002)
 • Total45,617
 • Density0.50/km2 (1.3/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-04 (AST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-03 (ADT)
ISO 3166 codePY-19

DistrictsEdit

The department has 6 districts:

  1. Filadelfia
  2. Loma Plata
  3. Mariscal Estigarribia
  4. General Eugenio A. Garay
  5. Doctor Pedro P. Peña
  6. New Land

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