Trinidad (District in Paraguay)

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Basic data
Country Paraguay
Department Itapua
surface 257 km²
Residents 6873 (2002)
density 27 inhabitants per km²
founding August 31, 1966
ISO 3166-2 PY-7
Intendente Arístides Aguilar Cuella
Political party ANR
The Jesuit Reduction of Trinidad
The Jesuit Reduction of Trinidad

Coordinates: 27 ° 8 ′  S , 55 ° 42 ′  W

Trinidad is a district in the Itapúa department of Paraguay . It has existed since August 31, 1966.

The origins go back to 1706, when the Jesuit priest Juan de Anaya founded the Jesuit reduction La Santísima Trinidad de Paraná together with a group of people from the village of San Carlos .

The Trinidad District covers an area of ​​257 km² . The 2002 census counted 6,873 inhabitants, of which 2,417 (35%) lived in the urban zone. It is surrounded by the neighboring districts of Jesús , Hohenau , Nueva Alborada and Capitán Miranda .