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Originally appearing in Volume V05, Page 301 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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CARAPEGUA, an interior town of Paraguay, 37 M. S.E. of Asunci6n on the old route between that city and the missions. Pop. (est.) 13,000 (probably the population of the large rural district about the town is included in this estimate). The town (founded in 1725) is situated in a fertile country producing cotton, tobacco, Indian corn, sugar-cane and mandioca. It has two schools, a church and modern public buildings.
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