Trinidad, Paraguay

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Trinidad is located in Paraguay
Coordinates: 27°7′12″S 55°46′48″W / 27.12000°S 55.78000°W / -27.12000; -55.78000Coordinates: 27°7′12″S 55°46′48″W / 27.12000°S 55.78000°W / -27.12000; -55.78000
Country Paraguay
Department Itapúa
Population (2002)
 • Total 6 873

Trinidad is a town in the Itapúa department of Paraguay. It is well known for its Jesuit Mission, La Misión de la Santísima Trinidad de Paraná. In 1993, the mission was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and is open to visitation by tourists.


Trinidad is located on Ruta 6ta, 30 kilometers north of the department’s capital, Encarnación. It is surrounded by the following districts:

Jesus and Hohenau to the north,

Nueva Alborada and Hohenau to the east,

Nueva Alborada and Capitán Miranda to the south,

Capitán Miranda to the west.


According to the 2002 census, by the Dirección General de Estadísticas, Encuestas y Censos, the district had a total of 6,873 inhabitants. 35% (2,417) percent living in the center of the district, and 65% (4,456 ) in rural areas.