Place:Asunción, Asunción, Paraguay


Alt namesAsunciónsource: Getty Vocabulary Program
Nuestra Señora de la Asunciónsource: Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) p 87
Coordinates25.267°S 57.667°W
Located inAsunción, Paraguay     (1537 - )
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source: Family History Library Catalog

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Nuestra Señora Santa María de la Asunción is the capital and largest city of Paraguay.

The Ciudad de Asunción is an autonomous capital district not part of any department. The metropolitan area, called Gran Asunción, includes the cities of San Lorenzo, Fernando de la Mora, Lambaré, Luque, Mariano Roque Alonso, Ñemby, San Antonio, Limpio, Capiatá and Villa Elisa, which are part of the Central Department. The Asunción metropolitan area has more than 2 million inhabitants. The Municipality of Asunción is listed on the Asunción Stock Exchange, as , a unique feature of any city.

It is the home of the national government, principal port, and the chief industrial and cultural centre of the country.

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