Lambaré

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Lambaré
City
Flag of Lambaré
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Lambaré is located in Paraguay
Lambaré
Lambaré
Coordinates: 25°19′48″S 57°38′24″W / 25.33000°S 57.64000°W / -25.33000; -57.64000Coordinates: 25°19′48″S 57°38′24″W / 25.33000°S 57.64000°W / -25.33000; -57.64000
Country Flag of Paraguay.svg Paraguay
Department Flag of Central Department, Paraguay.svg Central
Government
 • Mayor Roberto Cárdenas (ANR)
Area
 • Total 26.85 km2 (10.37 sq mi)
Population (2016)
 • Total 170,851
 • Density 5,204/km2 (13,480/sq mi)
Area code(s) 021
Climate Cfa

Lambaré (Spanish pronunciation: [lambaˈɾe]) is a city in Central Department, Paraguay, part of the Gran Asunción metropolitan area. With a population of approximately 140,000 inhabitants, it is the sixth-most populous city in the country.

Toponymy[edit]

The name of the town derive from the Guarani language Ambaré, "the land of shadows". The people were known as avambaré, citizens of El Ambaré.

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