Clorinda, Formosa

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Coat of arms of Clorinda
Coat of arms
Clorinda is located in Argentina
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
Department Pilcomayo
Founded 1899
 • Manuel Celauro (Mayor)
Elevation 60 m (200 ft)
Population (2010 census)
 • Total 52,837
Time zone ART (UTC-3)
CPA base P3610
Dialing code +54 3718
Climate Cfa
Website Official 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.


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