Canindeyú is a department in Paraguay. The capital is the city of Salto del Guairá. Canindeyú comes from the Guarani words Kaninde - macaw; ju - yellow, blue-and-yellow Macaw (Ara ararauna).
The department is divided in 11 districts:
- Corpus Christi
- General Francisco Caballero Alvarez (Puente Kyhá)
- La Paloma
- Nueva Esperanza
- Salto del Guairá
- Villa Ygatimí
- Yasy Cañy
The eastern part of Canindeyu is very green; mostly rolling hills and soy bean farms. A fair portion of the population consists of Brazilian immigrants.