Ciudad del Este facts for kids
|Ciudad del Este|
|District and City|
Ciudad del Este Cathedral
|Founded||3 February 1957|
|• Total||151.04 km2 (58.32 sq mi)|
|Elevation||185 m (607 ft)|
|• Density||1,926.06/km2 (4,988.47/sq mi)|
|Time zone||AST (UTC-04)|
|• Summer (DST)||ADT (UTC-03)|
|Area code(s)||(595) (61)|
|Climate||Humid subtropical (Cfa)|
Ciudad del Este is in southeastern Paraguay, in the Oriental region. The district has an area of 151.04 km2 (58 sq mi) and an estimated population in 2015 of 290,912 for a population density of 1,926.1 inhabitants/km2.
Ciudad del Este is in front of the Brazilian city of Foz do Iguaçu (state of Paraná), separated from it by Paraná River and linked by the "Friendship Bridge". The Argentine border is between the neighbouring town of Presidente Franco and Puerto Iguazú (Misiones Province). Ciudad del Este, along with the towns and districts of Hernandarias, Minga Guazú and Presidente Franco, forms an area named Gran Ciudad del Este ("Greater Ciudad del Este").
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