Santa María, Paraguay

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Santa María
Santa María de Fe
Flag of Santa María
Santa María is located in Paraguay
Santa María
Santa María
Location in Paraguay
Coordinates: 26°47′6″S 56°56′24″W / 26.78500°S 56.94000°W / -26.78500; -56.94000
Country Paraguay
Department Misiones
Founded 1647
 • Intendente Municipal Damián García (PLRA)
 • Total 520 km2 (200 sq mi)
Elevation 130 m (430 ft)
 • Total 7,385
 • Density 14/km2 (37/sq mi)
Postal code 4950
Area code(s) (595) (781)

Santa María de Fe is a town and district located in the Misiones Department in Paraguay, located about 15 km from the city of San Ignacio.


The district of Santa María de Fe is located in the Eastern Region of Paraguay. It's located 253 km south of Asuncion, the capital of the country, one arrives at Santa Maria, taking the National Route Number 1, and then taking a detour between the cities of San Ignacio and Santa Rosa.


The district of Santa María is bordered by the following districts:


According to the 2002 Census, Santa María has a total population of 7,385 inhabitants, of which 1,981 lives in the urban area of the district.

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