Teniente Primero Manuel Irala Fernández

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Teniente Primero Manuel Irala Fernández
District
Teniente Primero Manuel Irala Fernández is located in Paraguay
Teniente Primero Manuel Irala Fernández
Teniente Primero Manuel Irala Fernández
Location in Paraguay
Coordinates: 22°48′50″S 59°35′10″W / 22.814°S 59.586°W / -22.814; -59.586Coordinates: 22°48′50″S 59°35′10″W / 22.814°S 59.586°W / -22.814; -59.586
CountryParaguay
DepartmentPresidente Hayes
Founded16 June 1979
District status2 March 2006
Government
 • Intendente MunicipalEl Monchi Papá (Guasú Front)
Area
 • Total13,278 km2 (5,127 sq mi)
Population
 (2017)
 • Total25,890
Time zone-4 Gmt
ClimateCfa

Teniente Primero Manuel Irala Fernández is a district and locality in the Presidente Hayes Department of Paraguay. It is located 580 km from Asunción and has a population of 25,890 inhabitants.[1] It was established as a category by means of law 3000/06.[2]

"The District of First Lieutenant Manuel Irala Fernández, or also called" Irala Fernández ", was created in 2006 and has that name in honor Manuel Irala Fernández, nicknamed" Yacaré Valija "who was a great fighter of great prominence in the War of the Chaco for his patrols and infiltrations in enemy lines, he had previously participated in the revolution of 1922, where after an anecdote comes his nickname.

The district was previously known as 25 Leguas and belonged to Villa Hayes, until it was disaffected in the aforementioned year. It is one of the richest and richest districts of the Chaco in terms of its nature as well as in the number of forts and historical sites of the War that are within its more than 13,000 km² of surface.

Being a "new" district, its urban center does not offer the common style of the cities because it is surrounded by estancias and only Ruta 9 becomes practically its only means of communication. However, two urban centers near the municipality are the most important in the aforementioned city, such as San Eugenio and La Piedad.

In Irala Fernández one can enjoy the aquatic complex of the salt lakes, located approximately 50 km from the urban center. This complex is a natural refuge for birds of many species and is characterized by the fact that during the months of July, August and September, the southern pink flamingos migrate from Bolivia to continue their journey to Chile. "

- See more at: http://www.bienvenidoaparaguay.com/ciudades.php?xmlcity=228&xmldepto=16#sthash.TSLvqGgj.dpuf

References[edit]

  1. ^ DGEEC. "Proyección de la población por sexo y edad, según distrito. Revisión 2015" (PDF). pp. 32–37. Archived from the original (PDF) on 16 October 2015. Retrieved 11 November 2015.
  2. ^ Congress of Paraguay. "Poder Legislativo - Ley Nº 2873/2006" (PDF). Retrieved 29 December 2012.