Thursday, April 8, 2010

Asuncion, Paraguay - check out the full name!

Asuncion - Paraguay
Vista parcial
(Parcial View)

postmarked in 1971 with two 5G stamps and one 1G stamp from Paraguay

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Asunción (full name: La Muy Noble y Leal Ciudad de Nuestra Señora Santa María de la Asunción) is the capital and largest city of Paraguay.

(DANG!!! say that name three times fast!!! - incase you were wondering, the translation is: 'The Very Noble and Loyal City of our Lady Santa Maria of the Assumption')

The Asunción metropolitan area has more than 1.9 million inhabitants.

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