Caacupé, Cordillera Department, Paraguay


🇵🇾 Caacupé is a city and district in Paraguay. It is the capital of the department of Cordillera. The town was founded in 1770 by Carlos Murphy, a grenadier in the service of King Charles III of Spain, although a first settlement existed here from the 17th century. The city is the seat of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Caacupé. Caacupé is best known as the site of the Virgin of Caacupé, Saint Patron of Paraguay. The Cathedral Basilica of Our Lady of Miracles, Caacupé stands in the centre of the town. A major religious festival is held annually on 8 December in honour of the statuette "Our Lady of the Miracles". This statuette, carved in the 16th century by a devout convert, was miraculously saved from a great flood, and numerous miracles are ascribed to it.

During the rest of the year Caacupé is a quiet provincial town. It has a park with amusements.

Caacupé, Cordillera Department, Paraguay 
<b>Caacupé, Cordillera Department, Paraguay</b>
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Caacupé has a population of over 56,860 people. Caacupé also forms the centre of the wider Cordillera Department which has a population of over 234,805 people.

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Antipodal to Caacupé is: 122.867,25.383

Locations Near: Caacupé -57.1333,-25.3833

🇵🇾 Capiatá -57.417,-25.35 d: 28.7  

🇵🇾 Luque -57.483,-25.267 d: 37.5  

🇵🇾 San Lorenzo -57.517,-25.333 d: 38.9  

🇵🇾 Asunción -57.56,-25.304 d: 43.8  

🇵🇾 Fernando de la Mora -57.58,-25.323 d: 45.4  

🇵🇾 Mariano Roque Alonso -57.543,-25.158 d: 48.2  

🇵🇾 Lambaré -57.633,-25.317 d: 50.8  

🇦🇷 Clorinda -57.717,-25.283 d: 59.7  

🇵🇾 San Juan Bautista -57.167,-26.633 d: 139  

🇦🇷 Formosa -58.183,-26.183 d: 137.7  

Antipodal to: Caacupé 122.867,25.383

🇹🇼 Keelung 121.744,25.132 d: 19898.8  

🇹🇼 Yilan City 121.753,24.752 d: 19882.8  

🇹🇼 Taipei 121.547,25.031 d: 19876.7  

🇹🇼 Shilin 121.517,25.083 d: 19875.3  

🇹🇼 Xindian 121.533,24.95 d: 19872.5  

🇹🇼 Tianzibu 121.5,25.017 d: 19871.7  

🇹🇼 Zhongzheng 121.5,25.017 d: 19871.7  

🇹🇼 Jhonghe City 121.5,24.983 d: 19870.5  

🇹🇼 Tamsui 121.433,25.167 d: 19868.9  

🇹🇼 New Taipei 121.433,25 d: 19864.7  

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