Jesús, Paraguay

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Jesús
district
Skyline of Jesús
Jesús is located in Paraguay
Jesús
Jesús
Coordinates: 27°3′22″S 55°44′24″W / 27.05611°S 55.74000°W / -27.05611; -55.74000Coordinates: 27°3′22″S 55°44′24″W / 27.05611°S 55.74000°W / -27.05611; -55.74000
Country Paraguay
Department Itapúa Department
Population (2017)
 • Total 6,363

Jesús is a district in the Itapúa Department of Paraguay. It is well known for its Jesuit Mission, the Ruins of Jesús de Tavarangue. In 1993, the mission was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and is open to visitation by tourists.

Location[edit]

Jesús is located 10 km from Ruta 6, 40 km north of the department’s capital, Encarnación, and is surrounded by the following districts:

Population[edit]

According to the projection made by the Dirección General de Estadísticas, Encuestas y Censos, as of 2017 the district will have a total of 6,363 inhabitants.[1]

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