List of largest cities and towns in Paraguay by population

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This is a list of cities and towns in Paraguay with population over 10,000, sorted by population. Capital cities of the departments are listed in bold text. All census totals come from the Department of Statistics surveys and censuses (Paraguay) [1]

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Map of Paraguay indicating the origin of the founders of the different districts in the country by colour.

Overall[edit]

Rank City/town Department Population
2002 Census
Population
1992 Census
Change
1 Asunción Capital District 512,112 500,938 +2.23%
2 Ciudad del Este Alto Paraná 222,274 133,881 +66.02%
3 San Lorenzo Central 204,356 133,395 +53.20%
4 Luque Central 170,986 84,877 +101.45%
5 Capiatá Central 154,274 83,773 +84.16%
6 Lambaré Central 119,795 99,572 +20.31%
7 Fernando de la Mora Central 113,560 95,072 +19.45%
8 Limpio Central 73,158 26,177 +179.47%
9 Ñemby Central 71,909 26,999 +166.34%
10 Encarnación Itapúa 67,173 56,261 +19.40%
11 Mariano Roque Alonso Central 65,229 39,289 +66.02%
12 Pedro Juan Caballero Amambay 64,592 53,566 +20.58%
13 Villa Elisa Central 53,166 29,796 +78.43%
14 Caaguazú Caaguazú 48,941 38,220 +28.05%
15 Coronel Oviedo Caaguazú 48,773 38,316 +27.29%
16 Hernandarias Alto Paraná 47,266 28,180 +67.73%
17 Presidente Franco Alto Paraná 47,246 31,825 +48.46%
18 Itauguá Central 45,577 13,910 +227.66%
19 Concepción Concepción 43,661 35,276 +23.77%
20 Villarrica Guairá 38,961 27,818 +40.06%
21 San Antonio Central 37,795 7,371 +412.75%
22 Pilar Ñeembucú 24,300 19,121 +27.09%
23 Caacupé Cordillera 19,131 12,382 +54.51%
24 Itá Central 17,469 14,259 +22.51%
25 Mariscal Estigarribia Boquerón 16,418 NA
26 Villa Hayes Presidente Hayes 15,823 11,859 +33.43%
27 Minga Guazú Alto Paraná 14,806 8,914 +66.10%
28 San Ignacio Misiones 13,716 11,580 +18.45%
29 San Estanislao San Pedro 13,202 9,132 +44.57%
30 Ayolas Misiones 10,851 9,143 +18.68%
31 Villeta Central 10,106 7,439 +35.85%
32 Areguá Central 10,009 6,374 +57.03%

By department[edit]

Rank City/town Population
2002 Census
Alto Paraná
1 Ciudad del Este 222,274
2 Hernandarias 47,266
3 Presidente Franco 47,246
4 Minga Guazú 14,806
Amambay
1 Pedro Juan Caballero 64,592
Distrito Capital
1 Asunción 512,112
Boquerón
1 Mariscal Estigarribia 16,418
Caaguazú
1 Caaguazú 48,941
2 Coronel Oviedo 48,773
Central
1 San Lorenzo 204,356
2 Luque 170,986
3 Capiatá 154,274
4 Lambaré 119,795
5 Fernando de la Mora 113,560
6 Limpio 73,158
7 Ñemby 71,909
8 Mariano Roque Alonso 65,229
9 Villa Elisa 53,166
10 Itauguá 45,577
11 San Antonio 37,795
12 Itá 17,469
13 Villeta 10,106
14 Areguá 10,009
Concepción
1 Concepción 43,661
Cordillera
1 Caacupé 19,131
Guairá
1 Villarrica 38,961
Itapúa
1 Encarnación 67,173
Misiones
1 San Ignacio 13,716
2 Ayolas 10,851
Ñeembucú
1 Pilar 24,300
Presidente Hayes
1 Villa Hayes 15,823
San Pedro
1 San Estanislao 13,202

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