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Pedro Juan Caballero, Paraguay


Pedro Juan Caballero, Paraguay

Pedro Juan Caballero
Punta Porã Lagoon
Punta Porã Lagoon
Flag of Pedro Juan Caballero
Coat of arms of Pedro Juan Caballero
Coat of arms
Pedro Juan Caballero is located in Paraguay
Pedro Juan Caballero
Pedro Juan Caballero
Country Paraguay
Department Amambay
Founded December 1, 1899
 • Intendant Jose Carlos Acevedo (PLRA)
 • Demonym pedrojuanio/a
 • Total 588 km2 (227 sq mi)
Elevation 607 m (1,991 ft)
Population (2008)
 • Total 75,109
 • Density 130/km2 (330/sq mi)
Time zone AST (UTC-04)
 • Summer (DST) ADT (UTC-03)

Pedro Juan Caballero is a city in Paraguay, located in Amambay Department of which it is the capital. The city lies on the border with the Brazilian city of Ponta Porã in the state of Mato Grosso do Sul and is known as a centre for cheap electronic and consumer goods, and also as a centre for drug smuggling. This city is the highest city in Paraguay at 670 mts (2201 ft) above sea level.

The city is named after Pedro Juan Caballero.


  • Transportation 1
  • See also 2
  • Sources 3
  • External links 4


Route 5 "Gral. Bernardino Caballero" connects the city with Concepción and Asunción.

See also


  • World Gazeteer: Paraguay –

External links

  • Satellite map & appoints from Pedro Juan

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