Canindeyú Department facts for kids
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Departamento de Canindeyú
Salto del Guaira downtown
Location of Canindeyu, in red, in Paraguay
|Capital||Salto del Guairá|
|Boroughs||12 (See list)|
|• Total||14,667 km2 (5,663 sq mi)|
|• Density||13.0529/km2 (33.8069/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC-04 (AST)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-03 (ADT)|
|ISO 3166 code||PY-14|
Its name comes from Tupi Kaninde - macaw; ju - yellow, blue-and-yellow macaw (Ara ararauna).
The Canindeyú department is in the northeast of the Oriental region. It has an area of 14,667 km2 (5,663 sq mi). As of 2012[update], the department has a population of 191,447 (2.9% of the population of the country) for a population density of 13.1.
- To the north: Amambay department.
- To the east: Brazil.
- To the south: Caaguazú and Alto Paraná departments.
- To the west: San Pedro department.
As of 2012[update], the total amount of precipitation in the city of Salto del Guairá was 1,354.3 mm (53.3 in). The month with the most precipitation was April with 238 mm (9.4 in) of precipitation. The month with the least precipitation was August with 3 mm (0.1 in).
The average temperature for the year 2012 in Salto del Guairá was 22.8 °C (73.0 °F). The warmest month, on average, was February with an average temperature of 26.6 °C (79.9 °F). The coolest month on average is July, with an average temperature of 17.3 °C (63.1 °F).
The department is divided in 13 districts:
|3||General Francisco Caballero Álvarez||748.41||11,652||15.6|
|8||Salto del Guairá||1,748.86||29,593||16.9|
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