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Alberdi is a city in the Ñeembucú Department, Paraguay.
Argentina, officially the Argentine Republic (República Argentina), is a federal republic located in southeastern South America.
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The Atlantic Time Zone is a geographical region that keeps standard time—called Atlantic Standard Time (AST)—by subtracting four hours from Coordinated Universal Time (UTC), resulting in UTC-4; during part of the year some parts of it observe daylight saving time by instead subtracting only three hours (UTC-3).
This article is about the battle of the Paraguayan War.
A capital city (or simply capital) is the municipality enjoying primary status in a country, state, province, or other region, usually as its seat of government.
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Central is a department in Paraguay.
Cerrito is a city in the Ñeembucú Department, Paraguay.
The National Republican Association – Colorado Party (Spanish: Asociación Nacional Republicana – Partido Colorado, ANR-PC) is a right-wing political party in Paraguay, founded on September 11, 1887, by Bernardino Caballero.
Club Curupaytí is an Argentine rugby union club.
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Paraguay consists of 17 departments (departamentos; singular – departamento) and one capital district (distrito capital).
Desmochados is a village in Paraguay, near the northern border of Argentina.
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The departments of Paraguay are divided into districts (distritos).
General José Eduvigis Díaz is a town in the Ñeembucú department of Paraguay.
Guarani, specifically the primary variety known as Paraguayan Guarani (endonym avañe'ẽ 'the people's language'), is an indigenous language of South America that belongs to the Tupi–Guarani subfamily of the Tupian languages.
Guazú Cuá (Guaraní: Guasu Kua) is a village and distrito in Paraguay, located 14 kilometres south of Escobar.
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See also Fortress of Humaitá; Humaitá (disambiguation) Humaitá is a town and distrito on the Paraguay River in southern Paraguay.
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Isla Umbú is a village in the Ñeembucú department of Paraguay, about 12 km south of Pilar.
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ISO 3166-2:PY is the entry for Paraguay in ISO 3166-2, part of the ISO 3166 standard published by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO), which defines codes for the names of the principal subdivisions (e.g., provinces or states) of all countries coded in ISO 3166-1.
Laureles is a town in the Ñeembucú department of Paraguay.
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This list of sovereign states provides an overview of sovereign states around the world, with information on their status and recognition of their sovereignty.
Mayor José Dejesús Martínez or Mayor José J. Martinez is a town in the Ñeembucú department of Paraguay.
Misiones (Missions) is one of the 23 provinces of Argentina, located in the northeastern corner of the country in the Mesopotamiсa region.
Paraguarí (Guaraní: Paraguari) is a city, distrito and capital of Paraguarí Department in Paraguay, located 66 km from the country’s capital, Asunción.
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Paraguay (Paraguái), officially the Republic of Paraguay (República del Paraguay, Tetã Paraguái), is a landlocked country in central South America, bordered by Argentina to the south and southwest, Brazil to the east and northeast, and Bolivia to the northwest.
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The Paraguay River (Río Paraguay in Spanish, Rio Paraguai in Portuguese, Ysyry Paraguái in Guarani) is a major river in south central South America, running through Brazil, Bolivia, Paraguay, and Argentina.
The Paraguayan War, also known as the War of the Triple Alliance, was an international military conflict in South America fought from 1864 to 1870 between Paraguay and the Triple Alliance of Argentina, Brazil, and Uruguay. It caused approximately 400,000 deaths, one of the highest ratios of fatalities to combatants of any war in South America in modern history. It was the longest and bloodiest inter-state war in the Latin American history. It particularly devastated Paraguay, which suffered catastrophic losses in population—almost 70% of its adult male population died—and was forced to cede territory to Argentina and Brazil. There are several theories regarding the origins of the war. The traditional view emphasizes the aggressive policy of Paraguayan president Francisco Solano López to gain control in the Platine basin. See also Fortress of Humaitá. Conversely, popular belief in Paraguay, and Argentine revisionism since the 1960s, blames the influence of the British Empire (though the academic consensus shows little or no evidence for this theory).Kraay, Hendrik; Whigham, Thomas L. (2004). "I die with my country:" Perspectives on the Paraguayan War, 1864–1870. Dexter, Michigan: Thomson-Shore. ISBN 978-0-8032-2762-0, p. 16 Quote: "During the 1960s, revisionists influenced by both left-wing dependency theory and, paradoxically, an older, right-wing nationalism (especially in Argentina) focused on Britain’s role in the region. They saw the war as a plot hatched in London to open up a supposedly wealthy Paraguay to the international economy. With more enthusiasm than evidence revisionists presented the loans contracted in London by Argentina, Uruguay, and Brazil as proof of the insidious role of foreign capital... Little evidence for these allegations about Britain’s role has emerged, and the one serious study to analyze this question has found nothing in the documentary base to confirm the revisionist claim." The war has also been attributed to the after-effects of colonialism in South America; the struggle for physical power among neighboring nations over the strategic Río de la Plata region; Brazilian and Argentine meddling in internal Uruguayan politics; Solano López's efforts to help allies in Uruguay (previously defeated by Brazilians), as well as his presumed expansionist ambitions. Paraguay had recurring boundary disputes and tariff issues with Argentina and Brazil for many years; its aid to allies in Uruguay in the period before the war worsened its relations with those countries. The war began in late 1864 with combat operations between Brazil and Paraguay. Argentina and Uruguay entered in 1865, and it became the "War of the Triple Alliance." The outcome of the war was the utter defeat of Paraguay. After it lost in conventional warfare, Paraguay conducted a drawn-out guerrilla-style resistance, a disaster that resulted in the destruction of the Paraguayan military and much of the civilian population. The guerrilla war lasted until López was killed by Brazilian forces on 1 March 1870. Estimates of total Paraguayan losses range from 300,000 to 1,200,000. It took decades for Paraguay to recover from the chaos and demographic imbalance. In Brazil, the war helped bring about the end of slavery, moved the military into a key role in the public sphere and caused a ruinous increase of public debt, which took a decade to pay off, severely reducing the country's growth. It has been argued the war played a key role in the consolidation of Argentina as a nation-state. That country became South America's wealthiest nation, and one of the wealthiest in the world, by the early 20th century. It was the last time that Brazil and Argentina took such an interventionist role in Uruguay's internal politics.
The Paraná River (Río Paraná, Rio Paraná) is a river in south Central South America, running through Brazil, Paraguay and Argentina for some.
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Paso de Patria is a town in the Ñeembucú department of Paraguay.
Pilar is the capital city of the Paraguayan department of Ñeembucú, located along the Paraguay River in the southwestern part of the country.
Population figures from the 2007 statistics by the DGEEC.
Ruins are the remains of human-made architecture: structures that were once complete, as time went by, have fallen into a state of partial or complete disrepair, due to lack of maintenance or deliberate acts of destruction.
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San Juan Bautista de Ñeembucú (Guaraní: San Juan Bautista del Ñe'embuku) is a village and distrito in the Ñeembucú department of Paraguay.
The Society of Jesus (Societas Iesu, S.J., SJ or SI) is a male religious congregation of the Catholic Church.
Tacuaras is a town in the Ñeembucú department of Paraguay.
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Tuyutí (pt: Tuiuti), "white mud" in guaraní, is a marsh with a pond located in the south west corner of Paraguay.
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Villa Franca is a village in the Ñeembucú department of Paraguay.
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Villa Oliva is a village in the Ñeembucú department of Paraguay.
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Villalbín is a village and ''distrito'' in the Ñeembucú department of Paraguay.
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