Trinidad, Paraguay

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Trinidad
Trinidad is located in Paraguay
Trinidad
Trinidad
Coordinates: 27°7′12″S 55°46′48″W / 27.12000°S 55.78000°W / -27.12000; -55.78000Coordinates: 27°7′12″S 55°46′48″W / 27.12000°S 55.78000°W / -27.12000; -55.78000
Country Paraguay
Department Itapúa
Population (2002)
 • Total 6 873

Trinidad is a town in the Itapúa department of Paraguay. It is well known for its Jesuit Mission, La Misión de la Santísima Trinidad de Paraná. In 1993, the mission was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and is open to visitation by tourists.

Location[edit]

Trinidad is located on Ruta 6ta, 30 kilometers north of the department’s capital, Encarnación. It is surrounded by the following districts:

Jesus and Hohenau to the north,

Nueva Alborada and Hohenau to the east,

Nueva Alborada and Capitán Miranda to the south,

Capitán Miranda to the west.

Population[edit]

According to the 2002 census, by the Dirección General de Estadísticas, Encuestas y Censos, the district had a total of 6,873 inhabitants. 35% (2,417) percent living in the center of the district, and 65% (4,456 ) in rural areas.

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