Caaguazú District

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Caaguazú District
district
Caaguazú District is located in Paraguay
Caaguazú District
Caaguazú District
Coordinates: 25°27′36″S 56°1′12″W / 25.46000°S 56.02000°W / -25.46000; -56.02000Coordinates: 25°27′36″S 56°1′12″W / 25.46000°S 56.02000°W / -25.46000; -56.02000
Country Paraguay
Department Caaguazú
Population (2008)
 • Total 98,136

Caaguazú District (Spanish pronunciation: [ka(a)ɣwaˈsu]) is one of the 20 districts of Caaguazú Department, Paraguay. It contains the town of Caaguazú, which has a population of 63,000. Caaguazú had the greatest concentration of sawmills in Paraguay about fifteen to twenty years ago and up until today is still called the “Wood Capital” of Paraguay. In Spanish (Capital de Madera). Caaguazú still has more than ten big wood industries producing wood flooring among other things. The many sawmills have mostly move up to the north eastern part of Paraguay where there are many more logs.

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