Ciudad del Este

Ciudad del Este

Ciudad del Este (Spanish pronunciation: [sjuˈðað ðel ˈeste], Spanish for City of the East) initialed CDE is the second largest city in Paraguay and capital of the Alto Paraná Department, situated on the Paraná River. As of 2008[update] its population was of 320,782. The city consists of a large population of Lebanese immigrants,[1] as well as Taiwanese.[2]Guaraní International Airport, located in neighboring city Minga Guazú, serves Ciudad del Este. The city annually attracts thousands of tourists for Black Friday.[3] On a daily basis, many tourists from Brazil cross the border to enter Ciudad del Este[4] and the city also attracts thousands of worldwide tourists.[5][6] The city is home to Club Atlético 3 de Febrero, whose home ground Estadio Antonio Aranda was used for the 1999 Copa América, and is Paraguay's third biggest football stadium.

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