Nueva Australia

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Nueva Australia South America


Nueva Australia is located in the eastern region of Paraguay, this short-lived socialist experiment underwent several name changes since its founding in the late nineteenth century by Australian immigrants. It is named Hugo Stroessner on some maps in honor of the dictator’s father.

This colony had got a lot of discrepancies and attracted many settlers because of the ambitious propaganda that was made about the economic potential of the area. However, the colony did not meet expectations and finally it was split in 1896.

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