Ypacaraí

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Ypacaraí
Town
Lake Ypacaraí
Lake Ypacaraí
Ypacaraí is located in Paraguay
Ypacaraí
Ypacaraí
Coordinates: 25°23′S 57°16′W / 25.383°S 57.267°W / -25.383; -57.267Coordinates: 25°23′S 57°16′W / 25.383°S 57.267°W / -25.383; -57.267
Country Paraguay
DepartmentCentral Department
Elevation
64.1 m (210.3 ft)
Population
 (2004)
 • Total30,150
ClimateCfa

Ypacaraí is a town in the Central Department of Paraguay on Lake Ypacarai. On the road system, it is located between Asunción and Caacupé. In 2004, the village had a population of 30,150, and is 64.1 m above sea level. Notable agricultural crops of the area include tobacco and cotton. Lake Ypacaraí is popular with tourists and locals in the landlocked nation of Paraguay.

Footballer Carlos Gamarra is from Ypacaraí.

A meaning of the city name is from the two words, "ypa" meaning lake and "karai" meaning Lord or blessed. Thus we have the Lord's Lake or Blessed Lake.