Trivia answer: Which US president has an entire province (and a city in that province) named after him in a country outside the US?

Rutherford B. Hayes. The Presidente Hayes province and the city of Villa Hayes in Paraguay are named for him. He arbitrated a land claim in Paraguay’s favor; they named the land after him.Though it looks like someone else actually made the recommendation and he signed off on it.

Villa Hayes is a city in Paraguay, and is the capital of Presidente Hayes Department.

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