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Colonia Fernheim Destination Guide

Discover Colonia Fernheim in Paraguay

Colonia Fernheim in the region of Boquerón is a town located in Paraguay - some 252 mi or ( 406 km ) North-West of Asunción , the country's capital .

Interactive map of Colonia Fernheim

Local time in Colonia Fernheim is now 05:40 AM (Thursday) . The local timezone is named " America/Asuncion " with a UTC offset of -3 hours. Depending on your flexibility, these larger cities might be interesting for you: Formosa, Villarrica, Potrero Palmas, Loma Plata, and Fuerte Olimpo. When in this area, you might want to check out Formosa . We found some clip posted online . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Are you looking for some initial hints on what might be interesting in Colonia Fernheim ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


Camino Loma Plata - Filadelfia

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Recorrida por el Chaco Paraguayo, en diciembre de 2007. ..

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Interesting facts about this location

Fernheim Colony

Fernheim Colony is a Russian Mennonite settlement of about 5000 in the Chaco of Paraguay. Mennonites from the Soviet Union founded it between 1930 and 1932. Filadelfia is the administrative center of the colony, seat of Boquerón department and is considered the 'Capital of the Chaco'. During the 1930s, some Russian Mennonites seeking to escape Stalinism were admitted into Germany because they spoke German and Plautdietsch.

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Located at -22.34 -60.03 (Lat./Long.); Less than 23 km away
Tags: Mennonitism in Paraguay, Populated places in the Boquerón Department