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Departments of Paraguay

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Paraguay consists of 17 departments (Spanish: departamentos; singular – departamento) and one capital district (distrito capital).

The country is divided into two regions: The "Occidental Region" or Chaco (Boquerón, Alto Paraguay and Presidente Hayes), and the "Oriental Region" (other departments and the capital district).

ISO 3166-2:PY Departament Capital Population (2002 census) Area (km²) Districts
ASU Asunción Distrito Capital Asunción 512,112 117 6
1 Departamento de Concepción Concepción Concepción 179,450 18,051 11
2 Departamento de San Pedro San Pedro San Pedro 318,698 20,002 20
3 Departamento de Cordillera Cordillera Caacupé 233,854 4,948 20
4 Departamento de Guairá Guairá Villarrica 178,650 3,846 18
5 Departamento de Caaguazú Caaguazú Coronel Oviedo 435,357 11,474 23
6 Departamento de Caazapá Caazapá Caazapá 139,517 9,496 11
7 Departamento de Itapúa Itapúa Encarnación 453,692 16,525 30
8 Departamento de Misiones Misiones San Juan Bautista 101,783 9,556 10
9 Departamento de Paraguarí Paraguarí Paraguarí 221,932 8,705 17
10 Departamento de Alto Paraná Alto Paraná Ciudad del Este 558,672 14,895 22
11 Departamento Central Central Areguá 1,362,893 2,465 19
12 Departamento de Ñeembucú Ñeembucú Pilar 76,348 12,147 16
13 Departamento de Amambay Amambay Pedro Juan Caballero 114,917 12,933 5
14 Departamento de Canindeyú Canindeyú Salto del Guairá 140,137 14,667 13
15 Departamento de Presidente Hayes Presidente Hayes Villa Hayes 82,493 72,907 9
16 Departamento de Alto Paraguay Alto Paraguay Fuerte Olimpo 11,587 82,349 5
17 Departamento de Boquerón Boquerón Filadelfia 41,106 91,669 6
- Paraguay Asunción 5,163,198 406,752 261

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