How big is Paraguay

Paraguay

Presidential Republic
independent since 1811

Region:

South America

Surface:

406,752 km²

Local name:

Paraguay

Capital:

Asunción


geography

Paraguay is a landlocked country in South America. The land has a total area of ​​406,752 km². This land mass is roughly 1.1 times the size of Germany. This makes Paraguay one of the largest countries in America and the 60th largest country in the world. It is comparatively low at an average height of 178 meters above sea level.

There is no access to the open sea. There are direct national borders with the 3 neighboring countries Argentina, Bolivia and Brazil. The distance between Berlin and the capital Asunción is approximately 11,050 km.

The currency in Paraguay is Guarani (PYG).
1 guaraní is divided into 100 centimos.
Status: May 19, 2021

1 euro = 8,217.45 guaraní
10,000 guaraní = 1.22 euros

The climate in Paraguay

Paraguay has a subtropical climate. This means that there is hardly any rainfall, especially in the summer months, and the usual evaporation causes severe drought. The average maximum daily temperatures are between 24 and 33 degrees, depending on the season. In some parts of the country, the values ​​can reach up to 35 degrees during the day. In the colder months, depending on the region, the temperature drops down to 12 ° C in the monthly mean.

Average day and night temperatures


languages

National language:

Spanish, guaraní



Religions

directiondistribution
Catholics (Roman)89,6%
Protestants6,2%
other Christs1,1%
non-denominational1,1%
other2,0%

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economy


According to the definition of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Paraguay is one of the developing countries due to its economic performance.

Land use

55% agriculture:224,039 km²
39% forests:156,884 km²
0% water surface:9,452 km²
6% other areas:25,829 km²

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traffic

Road network:74,676 km
Rail network:30 km
Waterways:3,100 km
Commercial ports:106
›Airports:799

The main cities





Political indicators

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


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Death penalty:abolished in 1992



Existing trade agreements



Memberships