Paraguay

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Paraguay

Presidential republic, independant since 1811

Region:
South America
Area:
406,752 km²
Local name:
Paraguay
Capital:
Asunción
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Climate
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Country comparison
Current time in Paraguay:

The countrywide time in Paraguay is Paraguay Time (PYT).
As in many countries far away from the equator, there is a daylight saving time in summer.
So the difference to Greenwich Mean Time is usually -4 hours in summer and -3 hours in winter.

Timezones and clock changesSunrise and sunset

Bevölkerung

6,725,000
16.53
Ø 71.0 years
Life expectancy females:
Ø 75.4 years
Birthrate:
20.9 ‰
Deathrate:
5.7 ‰
Males/Females:
50.7% : 49.3%

Population pyramid

Population pyramid Paraguay 2016
The currency in Paraguay is Guaraní (PYG).
1 Guaraní is divided into 100 Centimos.
Status: 07/22/2018
1 US$ = 5,728.10 Guaraní
10.000 Guaraní = 1.75 US$

The climate in Paraguay

In Paraguay dominates a subtropical climate. Especially in the summer months there is hardly any precipitation and the usual evaporation ensures a strong dryness. Depending on the season, the average daytime temperatures range between 24 and 33 degrees. In some parts of the country the temperature raises up to 35 °C. In the colder months and depending in the region, the temperature lowers down to 11°C in a month's average.

Average daytime and nighttime temperatures

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Languages

Official language:
Spanish, Guaraní

mother tonguedistribution
Spanish55.1 %
Guaraní40.1 %
Portuguese3.2 %
German0.9 %
other0.7 %

Religions

Branchdistribution
Roman Catholics89.6%
Protestants6.2%
other Christs1.1%
nondenominational1.1%
other2.0%

Economy more...

(per year)
GDP:24,775.56 M €
Exportations:10,206.2 M €
Importations:9,179.4 M €
Tourism receipts:321.62 M €
Unemployment rate:5.8 %
Inflation rate:4.09 %
corruption index:29 (very bad)
Energy consumption:10.5 bn kWh

Land use

54% Agricultural areas:218,833 km²
38% Forest:153,239 km²
2% Water areas:9,452 km²
6% Others:25,229 km²

Transport more...

Roadways:32,059 km
Railways:30 km
Waterways:3,100 km
Airports:799

Most important cities in Paraguay

CityRegionPopulation
Asunción / CapitalAsunción525,000
Ciudad del EsteAlto Paraná321,000
San LorenzoCentral228,000
CapiatáCentral199,000
LambaréCentral126,000
Fernando de la MoraCentral120,000
Pedro Juan CaballeroAmambay75,000
EncarnaciónItapúa75,000
Villa HayesPresidente Hayes57,000
CaaguazúCaaguazú55,000
Presidente FrancoAlto Paraná54,000
Coronel OviedoCaaguazú51,000
ConcepciónConcepción48,000
VillarricaGuairá41,000
PilarÑeembucú29,000
CaazapáCaazapá24,000
CaacupéCordillera22,000
San Juan BautistaMisiones17,000
AyolasMisiones12,000
San Isidro de CuruguatyCanindeyú11,000
HorquetaConcepción11,000
LimaSan Pedro10,000
PiribebuyCordillera10,000
ParaguaríParaguarí10,000
San Pedro de YcuamandiyúSan Pedro9,360
Capitán BadoAmambay9,110
FiladelfiaBoquerón8,050
San Juan NepomucenoCaazapá7,890
Benjamín AcevalPresidente Hayes7,750
Salto del GuairáCanindeyú7,390




Political indicators

(Based on the "Worldwide Governance Indicators" project of the World Bank)

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Rule of law:
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Death penalty:abolished in 1992



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