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Ñeembucú
Departamento de Ñeembucú
Department
Ruins of church in Humaitá
Ruins of church in Humaitá
Flag of Ñeembucú department
Flag
Coat of arms of Ñeembucú department
Coat of arms
Neembucu in Paraguay
Location of Neembucu, in red, in Paraguay
Country  Paraguay
Region Oriental
Area
 • Total 12,147 km2 (4,690 sq mi)
Population (2012)
 • Total 84,123
 • Density 6.9254/km2 (17.9367/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Paraguariense
Time zone AST (UTC-04)
 • Summer (DST) ADT (UTC-03)
ISO 3166 code PY-12
Website Official website

The Ñeembucú department (Spanish: Departamento de Ñeembucú) is a department of Paraguay. The capital is the city of Pilar. Its ISO 3166-2 code is PY-12.

The department is almost entirely rural, and there are some of the oldest and best-preserved Jesuit ruins, which are located near the town of Humaitá.

Geography

The Ñeembucú department is in the southwest of the Oriental region. It has an area of 12,147 km2 (4,690 sq mi). It is the department with fewest people living in it, with a population of 84,123 for a population density of 6.9.

Limits

Climate

As of 2012, the total amount of precipitation for the year 2012 in the city of Pilar was 1,522.1 mm (59.9 in). The month with the most precipitation was February with 284.2 mm (11.2 in) of precipitation. The month with the least precipitation was August with 8.0 mm (0.3 in).

The average temperature for the year 2012 in Pilar was 22.1 °C (71.8 °F). The warmest month, on average, was January with an average temperature of 27.5 °C (81.5 °F). The coolest month on average is July, with an average temperature of 15.0 °C (59.0 °F).

Districts

The department is divided in 16 districts:

Districts of the Ñeembucú department
No. Districts Area
(km²)
Population
(2015)
Density
1 Alberdi &&&&&&&&&&&&0110.&&&&&0110 &&&&&&&&&&&09034.&&&&&09,034 82.1
2 Cerrito &&&&&&&&&&&&0627.&&&&&0627 &&&&&&&&&&&05522.&&&&&05,522 8.8
3 Desmochados &&&&&&&&&&&&0285.&&&&&0285 &&&&&&&&&&&01780.&&&&&01,780 6.2
4 General José Eduvigis Díaz &&&&&&&&&&&&0338.&&&&&0338 &&&&&&&&&&&04005.&&&&&04,005 11.8
5 Guazú Cuá &&&&&&&&&&&&0882.&&&&&0882 &&&&&&&&&&&02161.&&&&&02,161 2.5
6 Humaitá &&&&&&&&&&&&0321.&&&&&0321 &&&&&&&&&&&03095.&&&&&03,095 9.6
7 Isla Umbú &&&&&&&&&&&&0485.&&&&&0485 &&&&&&&&&&&03007.&&&&&03,007 6.2
8 Laureles &&&&&&&&&&&&0856.&&&&&0856 &&&&&&&&&&&03512.&&&&&03,512 4.1
9 Mayor José J. Martinez &&&&&&&&&&&&0394.&&&&&0394 &&&&&&&&&&&04242.&&&&&04,242 10.8
10 Paso de Patria &&&&&&&&&&&&0239.&&&&&0239 &&&&&&&&&&&02060.&&&&&02,060 8.6
11 Pilar &&&&&&&&&&&&0258.&&&&&0258 &&&&&&&&&&032242.&&&&&032,242 125.0
12 San Juan Bautista del Ñeembucú &&&&&&&&&&&01329.&&&&&01,329 &&&&&&&&&&&05833.&&&&&05,833 4.4
13 Tacuaras &&&&&&&&&&&01872.&&&&&01,872 &&&&&&&&&&&03823.&&&&&03,823 2.0
14 Villa Franca &&&&&&&&&&&01543.&&&&&01,543 &&&&&&&&&&&01284.&&&&&01,284 0.8
15 Villa Oliva &&&&&&&&&&&01612.&&&&&01,612 &&&&&&&&&&&03729.&&&&&03,729 2.3
16 Villalbín &&&&&&&&&&&&0388.&&&&&0388 &&&&&&&&&&&02422.&&&&&02,422 6.2
Mapa de Ñeembucú con sus distritos.PNG

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