Asuncion is the capital city of Paraguay, and the largest city in the country. Located along the Paraguay river, this city is additionally one of the oldest in South America. Similar to many major cities in the US, it is organized into a series of districts or neighborhoods. It houses over 500,000 people, over half of whom are under the age of 30 and 90% of whom are Catholic. The population has been increasing, and, despite the fact that it is one of the most expensive cities to live in in Paraguay, it is still one of the cheapest places to live in the world. Along the city streets you can find a multitude of malls, supermarkets, and universities.
Capiata, Paraguay is located in the Central Department, the same department as the capital city of Asuncion. This city boasts an exorbitant culture and architecture, and is rich in things to do. Here, you can find museums, beautiful scenery, sports bars, beaches, cathedrals, and art galleries. In addition, you can also enjoy lots of cute local restaurants and shopping centers.
San Lorenzo is actually a suburb of Asuncion, also located in Paraguay’s Central Department. It is the fourth most populated city in the country, after Asuncion, Ciudad del Este, and Luque. It is the most important city in the Central district in terms of economics and education, although trade and manufacturing are big in this city as well. In this city you can find higher-end stores, supermarkets, pawn shops, banks, and electronics stores. Football (or soccer) is also popular here, as it is in the majority of South America. It is a great place to buy property.
Luque is the third most populated city in Paraguay and actually used to be the capital of Paraguay many years ago. It is one of the most important cities in the country, and is home to many major institutions within the country. Within Luque you can find Paraguay’s primary international airport, as well as the Paraguayan Olympic Committee. Located in the Central Department, It is very close to Asuncion, and it offers a significant amount of factory job opportunities. Their factories produce everything from musical instruments, to soap, to alcohol.
Finally, Limpio is one of the most expensive places to live in Paraguay. This city is bordered by three rivers, and it offers space for both urban and rural living. It is thought to have originated as one of the first towns ever established in all of Paraguay. Within the city you can find a myriad of water parks, museums, wildlife, universities, and places to play and observe sports and other outdoor activities. However, the city has also exploded in population growth, so it is at times difficult for residents to acquire jobs.