Mariano Roque Alonso, Paraguay

Central Department Paraguay Asunción
Mariano Roque Alonso
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Mariano Roque Alonso is located in Paraguay
Mariano Roque Alonso
Mariano Roque Alonso
Coordinates: 25°12′44″S 57°31′59″W / 25.21222°S 57.53306°W / -25.21222; -57.53306Coordinates: 25°12′44″S 57°31′59″W / 25.21222°S 57.53306°W / -25.21222; -57.53306
CountryParaguay
DepartmentCentral Department
Area
 • Total122 km2 (47 sq mi)
Elevation
64 m (210 ft)
Population
 (2016)
 • Total97,585
 • Density696/km2 (1,800/sq mi)
Area code(s)021
ClimateAm

Mariano Roque Alonso (Spanish pronunciation: [maˈɾja.no ˈro.ke aˈlon.so]) is a district and city located in the Central Department, in Paraguay in the Gran Asunción metropolitan area. The city has a population of 85,000 people.

The city was founded in 1944 and is located between the Paraguay River and the Transchaco Road, some 18 kilometers away from the city of Asunción. This optimal location has allowed the city quick commercial, industrial, and social development.

Mariano Roque Alonso is home to the site of the biggest annual Expo show in Paraguay where companies and industries showcase their latest products.

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