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Facts about Paraguay

Administrative divisions: 17 departments (departamentos , singular - departamento) and 1 capital city*; Alto Paraguay , Alto Parana , Amambay , Asuncion* , Boqueron , Caaguazu , Caazapa , Canindeyu , Central , Concepcion , Cordillera , Guaira , Itapua , Misiones , Neembucu , Paraguari , Presidente Hayes , San Pedro
Area: total: 406 ,750 sq km land: 397 ,300 sq km water: 9 ,450 sq km
Background: In the disastrous War of the Triple Alliance (1865-70) - between Paraguay and Argentina , Brazil , and Uruguay - Paraguay lost two-thirds of all adult males and much of its territory. It stagnated economically for the next half century. In the Chaco War of 1932-35 , Paraguay won large , economically important areas from Bolivia. The 35-year military dictatorship of Alfredo STROESSNER ended in 1989 , and , despite a marked increase in political infighting in recent years , Paraguay has held relatively free and regular presidential elections since then.
Flag description: three equal , horizontal bands of red (top) , white , and blue with an emblem centered in the white band; unusual flag in that the emblem is different on each side; the obverse (hoist side at the left) bears the national coat of arms (a yellow five-pointed star within a green wreath capped by the words REPUBLICA DEL PARAGUAY , all within two circles); the reverse (hoist side at the right) bears the seal of the treasury (a yellow lion below a red Cap of Liberty and the words Paz y Justicia (Peace and Justice) capped by the words REPUBLICA DEL PARAGUAY , all within two circles)
Capital: name: Asuncion geographic coordinates: 25 16 S , 57 40 W time difference: UTC-4 (1 hour ahead of Washington , DC during Standard Time)
Climate: subtropical to temperate; substantial rainfall in the eastern portions , becoming semiarid in the far west
Currency code: guarani (PYG)
Ethnic groups: mestizo (mixed Spanish and Amerindian) 95% , other 5%
Geographic coordinates: 23 00 S , 58 00 W
Geography note: landlocked; lies between Argentina , Bolivia , and Brazil; population concentrated in southern part of country
Government type: constitutional republic
Imports partners: Brazil 24% , US 22.7% , Argentina 16.3% , China 8.5% (2007)
Internet country code: .py
Land boundaries: 0 km (landlocked)
Neighbouring countries: total: 3 ,995 km border countries: Argentina 1 ,880 km , Bolivia 750 km , Brazil 1 ,365 km
Languages: Spanish (official) , Guarani (official)
Location: Central South America , northeast of Argentina
Map references: South America
National holiday: Independence Day , 14 May 1811 (observed 15 May)
Nationality: noun: Paraguayan(s) adjective: Paraguayan
Natural hazards: local flooding in southeast (early September to June); poorly drained plains may become boggy (early October to June)
Population: 6 ,831 ,306 (July 2008 est.)
Religions: Roman Catholic 89.6% , Protestant 6.2% , other Christian 1.1% , other or unspecified 1.9% , none 1.1% (2002 census)
Terrain: grassy plains and wooded hills east of Rio Paraguay; Gran Chaco region west of Rio Paraguay mostly low , marshy plain near the river , and dry forest and thorny scrub elsewhere
Unemployment rate: 5.6% (2007 est.)

Capital of Republic of Paraguay

Asunción (click to view Asunción map)

Places in Paraguay

Browse the most comprehensive and up-to-date online directory of administrative regions and Street views in Paraguay. Regions are sorted in alphabetical order from level 1 to level 2 and eventually up to level 3 regions.

Alto Paraguay Department (145 google map locations)
Alto Parana Department (73 google map locations)
Amambay Department (64 google map locations)
Asuncion Capital District city Google map
Boqueron Department (266 google map locations)
Caaguazu Department (48 google map locations)
Caazapa Department (43 google map locations)
Canindeyu Department (56 google map locations)
Central Department (35 google map locations)
Concepción Department (133 google map locations)
Cordillera Department (38 google map locations)
Guairá Department (26 google map locations)
Itapúa Department (92 google map locations)
Misiones Department (48 google map locations)
Neembucu Department (97 google map locations)
Paraguari Department (56 google map locations)
Presidente Hayes Department (405 google map locations)
San Pedro Department (98 google map locations)

Random cities in Paraguay

Asunción, the capital city of Paraguay.

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