Ayolas, Paraguay

Ayolas
Ayolas is located in Paraguay
Ayolas
Ayolas
Coordinates: 27°24′0″S 56°54′0″W / 27°24′0″S 56°54′0″W / -27.40000; -56.90000
Country Paraguay
Department Misiones
Founder 1840 by don Patricio Aquino
Government
 •  Intendente Municipal Carlos María Arrechea Ortiz ( ANR)
Area
 • Total 122 km2 (47 sq mi)
Elevation 70 m (230 ft)
Population (2008)
 • Total 67,487 inhab
 • Density 622/km2 (1,610/sq mi)
Time zone -4 Gmt
Postal code 4830
Area code(s) (595) (72)

Ayolas is a city in the department of Misiones, Paraguay. It is, also, the name of the district within which the city is located.

Toponymy

The city takes its name on behalf of Juan de Ayolas, second of Pedro de Mendoza, who founded Puerto la Candelaria, now Fuerte Olimpo, on the Paraguay River. He is believed to have been killed by chaco Indians, because he disappeared and never was heard of again.

Other Languages
Avañe'ẽ: Ayolas
فارسی: آیولاس
hrvatski: Ayolas
italiano: Ayolas
ქართული: აიოლასი
lietuvių: Ajolasas
polski: Ayolas
português: Ayolas
srpskohrvatski / српскохрватски: Ayolas
中文: 阿約拉斯