🇵🇾 Mariano Roque Alonso is a district and city located in the Central Department, in Paraguay in the Gran Asunción metropolitan area. 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.
Mariano Roque Alonso has a population of over 85,000 people. Mariano Roque Alonso also forms one of the centres of the wider Gran Asunción metropolitan area which has a population of over 3,336,562 people.