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The city has an extensive bus network that connects with all its neighboring cities and with Asunción, the capital city. The city also has internal buses for neighborhood communication. In addition the city is divided in two by the Avenida Acceso Sur which links Asunción with Itá.
The city has a mayor, called Intendente by locals, and a city council (Junta Municipal) of 15 members elected every 5 years by its citizens. They also sent two Departmental Councillors (Concejales Departamentales) to the Department Government representing the municipality. The current mayor is Héctor Lesme of the Authentic Radical Liberal Party (PLRA).