The city of Limpio (formerly known as Tapúa) is located in the Central Department, Paraguay. It was founded on February 2, 1785.It was one of the first centers of Spanish–Guaraní crossbreeding. It is bordered by three rivers The Paraguay River, the Salado River and the San Francisco River. Its saint patron is Saint Joseph.
This city is considered to be one of the first towns in the country.It has an approximate area of 117 square kilometres (45 sq mi) shared in 9 companies and 20 urban neighborhoods and villas.Limpio are the picturesque El Peñón in the Paraguay river, the San Francisco Isle, the old San José Church, the few colonial houses still standing and the famous Piquete Cué port, once one of the most important ports and where the initial trace of the Trans-Chaco Route used to pass.The elders say that the church in Limpio is over 400 years old, including the altarpieces that amaze with their colorful and exquisite design.