Parera, Departamento Gualeguaychú, Entre Ríos Province

Faustio M. Parera
F. M. Parera

Parera is a small village located just south of Urdinarrain. Its full name is Faustio M. Parera.

Volga German Congregations: 

Volga German families living in Parera founded Zion Congregational Church.

Volga German Families: 

The following Volga German families, originally from the colony of Huck, are known to have settled there:

  • Bohl
  • Eckerdt
  • Huck
  • Sack
  • Scheffer
  • Schultheis
  • Sittner
  • Schlotthauer
  • Weigandt

In 1926, several of these families moved to Villa Carlota bei Gualeguaychú (now called Colonia El Potrero).


Zubia Schultheis, Fabian.

Map showing location of Parera in Entre Ríos.

Zion Congregational Church in Parera.
Source: Cristian Verseckas.

Sign for Parera at the old train station.
Source: Rodolfo Julio Velázquez.

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