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Paraguay is a landlocked country between Argentina, Brazil and Bolivia, home to large swaths of swampland, subtropical forest and chaco, wildernesses comprising savanna and scrubland. The capital, Asunción, on the banks of the Paraguay River, is home to the grand Government Palace and the Museo del Barro, displaying pre-Columbian ceramics and ñandutí lacework, the latter available in many shops.

Languages: Spanish (official), Guarani (official)

Ethnic Groups: mestizo (mixed Spanish and Amerindian) 95%, other 5%

Belief Systems: Roman Catholic 89.6%, Protestant 6.2%, other Christian 1.1%, other or unspecified 1.9%, none 1.1%


Population: 6.91 million people (World Rank: 103rd) (2014 estimate)
Population Density: 45.1 people/mi^2 (People per Square Mile) (World Rank: 205th) (2014 estimate)
Population Growth: 1.73 %/yr (World Rank: 70th) (2013 estimate)
Life Expectancy: 72.3 years (World Rank: 136th) (2013 estimate)
Median Age: 23.1 years (World Rank: 126th) (2010 estimate)

Sites for More Information:

Map of Paraguay

Country Profile for Paraguay
United Nations

Paraguay - Country Profile
U.S. Library of Congress


Paraguay - Facts and Information 1

Paraguay - Facts and Information 2
World Factbook

Culture and Tourism:

Traveling to Paraguay 1

Traveling to Paraguay 2

Events in Paraguay

Travel Guide for Paraguay

Language Resources:

Study Spanish Online

Study Spanish Online 2

Learn Spanish with Babbel

Spanish language, alphabet, and pronunciation

Spanish Language Games

Government Related:

Embassy of Paraguay
in Washington D.C.

Government Websites of Paraguay
by Gunnar Anzinger.

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