Villa Morra San Cristóbal (Asunción) Ricardo Brugada
España Ave. from Manora Condo complex balcony

Manorá (or Manó Râ) is a barrio (neighbourhood) of Asunción, the capital of Paraguay. It has a population of 1,898 people.


Manorá is bordered near Santo Domingo, Las Lomas, San Jorge, Ycua Sati, San Cristobal, and Villa Morra.[1]

There are many stores around the area, including a TGI Fridays, and a McDonalds.[1]


The name is believed to have been coined by Roa Bastos in 1993. The name is Guarani for "a place of death". It could also possibly interpreted as "a place of dying", or "a place of the dead".[2]

España Ave. other side

Notable people


  1. ^ a b "Manorá". Google Maps. Google. Retrieved 2020-07-28.
  2. ^ Drozdowicz, Maksymilian. The Linguistic Image of the World of Guarani in Polish Translations of Prose (PDF). Wyższa Szkoła Filologiczna. p. 196.
  3. ^ Ramos Davalos, Hermes (12 April 2020). "Helio Vera and Juan B. Gill: Between Fiction and History". ABC Color (in Spanish). Retrieved 28 July 2020.
  4. ^ Bannon, John Francis; Dunne, Peter Masten (1950). Latin America, an Historical Survey. Science and culture texts (2 ed.). Bruce Publishing Company. p. 587. Retrieved 2016-02-25. [...] a wealthy creole landowner and reputed nephew of Francia, [...] Carlos Antonio Lopez.
  5. ^ Hanratty, Dannin M. and Meditz, Sandra W., editors. Paraguay: A Country Study. Washington: GPO for the Library of Congress, 1988.