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Potrero Palmas Destination Guide

Discover Potrero Palmas in Paraguay

Potrero Palmas in the region of Boquerón is a town located in Paraguay - some 259 mi or ( 417 km ) North-West of Asunción , the country's capital .

Interactive map of Potrero Palmas

Local time in Potrero Palmas is now 01:47 PM (Saturday) . 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, Concepción, Colonia Schoental, and Colonia Menno. When in this area, you might want to check out Formosa . Are you looking for some initial hints on what might be interesting in Potrero Palmas ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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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 15 km away
Tags: Mennonitism in Paraguay, Populated places in the Boquerón Department