Lambaré

Central Department Paraguay Capiatá
Lambaré
City
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Lambaré is located in Paraguay
Lambaré
Lambaré
Coordinates: 25°19′48″S 57°38′24″W / 25.33000°S 57.64000°W / -25.33000; -57.64000Coordinates: 25°19′48″S 57°38′24″W / 25.33000°S 57.64000°W / -25.33000; -57.64000
CountryFlag of Paraguay.svg Paraguay
DepartmentFlag of Central Department, Paraguay.svg Central
Government
 • MayorArmando Gómez (PLRA)
Area
 • Total26.85 km2 (10.37 sq mi)
Population
 (2016)
 • Total170,851
 • Density5,204/km2 (13,480/sq mi)
Area code(s)021
ClimateCfa

Lambaré (Spanish pronunciation: [lambaˈɾe]) is a city in Central Department, Paraguay, part of the Gran Asunción metropolitan area. With a population of approximately 140,000 inhabitants, it is the sixth-most populous city in the country.

Toponymy

The name of the town derive from the Guarani language Ambaré, "the land of shadows". The people were known as avambaré, citizens of El Ambaré.

Notable residents

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