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Colonia Menno Destination Guide

Discover Colonia Menno in Paraguay

Colonia Menno in the region of Boquerón with its 5,615 habitants is a town located in Paraguay - some 245 mi or ( 394 km ) North-West of Asunción , the country's capital .

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Local time in Colonia Menno is now 04:12 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, Fuerte Olimpo, and Concepción. 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 Menno ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


Camino Loma Plata - Filadelfia

0:20 min by polvadera
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Recorrida por el Chaco Paraguayo, en diciembre de 2007. ..

jacqueline belling youth week bus trip

5:19 min by jacqueline belling
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we go to alipit hanging bridge and more places using a bus. it was fun and i was seated next to dahzle and shera. tonio was funny along the trip! nice memories! i'm thankful to be a part of youth week ..

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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.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at -22.34 -60.03 (Lat./Long.); Less than 22 km away
Tags: Mennonitism in Paraguay, Populated places in the Boquerón Department

Menno Colony

Menno Colony is a settlement founded by Russian Mennonites in 1926 in the central Chaco of northwest Paraguay occupying an area of 7500 km² (2900 mi²). Neighbouring Mennonite settlements are Fernheim Colony and Neuland Colony.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at -22.51 -60.01 (Lat./Long.); Less than 25 km away
Tags: Germans in Paraguay, Mennonitism in Paraguay, Populated places established in 1926, Populated places in the Boquerón Department