Clorinda, Formosa

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Clorinda
Coat of arms of Clorinda
Coat of arms
Clorinda is located in Argentina
Clorinda
Clorinda
Location of Clorinda in Argentina
Coordinates: 25°17′S 57°43′W / 25.283°S 57.717°W / -25.283; -57.717Coordinates: 25°17′S 57°43′W / 25.283°S 57.717°W / -25.283; -57.717
Country Argentina
Province Formosa
DepartmentPilcomayo
Founded1899
 • Manuel Celauro(Mayor)
Elevation
60 m (200 ft)
Population
(2010 census)
 • Total52,837
Time zoneUTC-3 (ART)
CPA base
P3610
Dialing code+54 3718
ClimateCfa
WebsiteOfficial website

Clorinda is a city in the province of Formosa, Argentina. It is the head town of the Pilcomayo Department, and has 47,240 inhabitants as per the 2001 census [INDEC]. It is located 115 km north-northeast from the provincial capital Formosa, at the easternmost tip of the province, 4 km from the Paraguayan border, on the right bank of the Pilcomayo River, 10 km before its confluence with the Paraguay River. Opposite Clorinda lies the Paraguayan capital Asunción. The two cities are linked by the San Ignacio de Loyola International Bridge. Clorinda also marks the junction between National Route 11 and National Route 86.

City Council, Clorinda.

References[edit]

  • Municipal information: Municipal Affairs Federal Institute (IFAM), Municipal Affairs Secretariat, Ministry of Interior, Argentina. (in Spanish)