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Luque

Administration
Full nameLuque
Official nameLuque
Geography
Total Area72.7 sq mi (188.43 km2)
Elevation393.7 ft (120 m)
Demography
Total Population176433 (2002)

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Luque is a city in Central Department, Paraguay, part of the Gran Asunción metropolitan area. It is located at around . It is the location of the Silvio Pettirossi International Airport for Asunción and the headquarters of CONMEBOL. When it existed, ARPA Aerolíneas Paraguayas had its headquarters in the ARPA Terminal on the grounds of the airport.

It is the birthplace of José Luis Chilavert, a Paraguayan soccer (football) player.

It is a center of production of Guitars and Paraguayan harps as well as Filigranas, gold and silver filigree jewelry including the seven-band ring Carretón de Siete Ramales.


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