Facts About Paraguay



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Asuncion, Paraguay

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Facts About Paraguay

Paraguay is located in Central South America, northeast of Argentina.

  • Language: Official language is Spanish

  • Currency: Guarani (PYG)

  • Population: 6,995,655 (July 2009 est.)

  • Land Size: 406,752 square kilometers

  • Capital: Asunción

  • Borders:
    Uruguay has borders with Argentina, Bolivia, and Brazil.

  • Industries:
    Sugar, cement, textiles, beverages, wood products, steel, metallurgic, electric power. Agriculture: Cotton, sugarcane, soybeans, corn, wheat, tobacco, cassava (tapioca), fruits, vegetables; beef, pork, eggs, milk; timber.

  • Land divisions: 17 departments 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

  • Major Cities:
    Asunción (Asunción), Capiatá (Central), Ciudad del Este (Alto Paraná), Luque (Central), San Lorenzo (Central).



    Sources
    https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/pa.html
    http://www.nationmaster.com/country/pa-paraguay/cur-currency
    http://www.worldatlas.com/webimage/countrys/samerica/py.htm
    http://wwp.greenwichmeantime.com/time-zone/south-america/paraguay/cities/index.htm
    http://www.happytellus.com/gallery.php?img_id=4653

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