Place:Fuerte Olimpo, Fuerte Olimpo, Alto Paraguay, Paraguay

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NameFuerte Olimpo
TypeCity
Coordinates21.033°S 57.9°W
Located inFuerte Olimpo, Alto Paraguay, Paraguay     (1792 - )
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Fuerte Olimpo is a city in Paraguay. It is the capital of the department of Alto Paraguay. Capital of Alto Paraguay Region, far from Asunción 838 km, located on Paraguay River, originally called Fuerte Bordón. The city is also known as “la puerta de entrada al Pantanal”, entrance to Pantanal. Fuerte Olimpo is on east of Chaco Boreal on east shore of Paraguay River near the mouth of Blanco River, to the north the moist ground called humedales from the Gran Pantanal. Fuerte Olimpo is far away from the flood area. The city is surrounded by a wall 4 km long.

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