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Gran Ciudad del Este

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Title: Gran Ciudad del Este  
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Subject: Geography of Paraguay, Alto Paraná Department, Ciudad del Este, Mariano Roque Alonso, Lambaré
Collection: Alto Paraná Department, Ciudad Del Este, Metropolitan Areas of Paraguay
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Gran Ciudad del Este

Gran Ciudad del Este
Skyline of Gran Ciudad del Este
Location of Gran Ciudad del Este


Major Cities Ciudad del Este
Presidente Franco
Minga Guazú
 • Metro 1,017 km2 (393 sq mi)
Population (Population Census of Paraguay 2008)[1]
 • Metro 516,765
 • Metro density 549.4/km2 (1,423/sq mi)

The Greater Ciudad del Este is a metropolitan area in Paraguay consisting of most of the Alto Paraná Department. It is the second-largest metropolitan area in Paraguay, after the Gran Asunción, and has more than 500,000 habitants. In Spanish, it is referred to by various terms, including the Gran Ciudad del Este, Area Metropolitana de Ciudad del Este, and Metro Ciudad del Este.


  • Transportation 1
    • Air 1.1
  • See also 2
  • References 3



The Guarani International Airport in Minga Guazú connects this metropolitan area with other South American destinations.

See also


  1. ^ Alto Paraná Department: Statistics Bureau of Paraguay

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