Paraguay is a landlocked country situated in central , surrounded by , , and . A country of big rivers, green landscapes, folklore and a rich indigenous culture, it's relatively small compared to its neighbours, with an area of 406,752 km – about the same size as Germany.

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is the capital and largest city of .

is an attractive town on the river Paraguay 460 km north of in northern .

is the largest and most important of the Mennonite colonies established in Western located 467 km northwest from .

is a travel destination in with the unique feature that its main attraction for visitors is shopping.


The Paraguayan Chaco is a region covering the western half of .

is a region of . While is a region of beautiful rivers and dramatic landscapes, poor road quality often makes areas to the north especially hard to reach.

Parana Plateau is a region of . This region encompasses the forested highlands in Paraguay's east, along the Paraná River.

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  • Location:
  • Population: 6,380,000
  • Latitude of center: 23° 35' 2.4" (23.584°) south
  • Longitude of center: 58° 3' 6.5" (58.0518°) west
  • Elevation: 83 meters (272 feet)
  • Capital: Asuncion
  • Area: 406,750 km² (157,047 miles²)
  • Languages: Spanish and Guarani
  • Currency: Guarani (PYG)
  • Phone code: 595
  • Internet domain: .py
  • Neighbors: , and
  • Wikidata: Paraguay
  • Wikimedia Commons: Paraguay

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Albanian: Paraguaj, Albanian: Paraguaji, Amharic: ፓራጓይ, Arabic: باراجواي, Arabic: باراغواي, Aragonese: Paraguai, Armenian: Պարագվայ, Arpitan: Paragoayi, Azerbaijani: Paraqvay, Bambara: Paraguwayi, Basque: Paraguai, Belarusian: Парагвай, Bengali: পারাগুয়ে, Bengali: প্যারাগোয়ে, Bosnian: Paragvaj, Bulgarian: Парагвай, Burmese: ပါရာဂွေး, Catalan: Paraguai, Central Khmer: ប៉ារ៉ាហ្គាយ, Chinese: 巴拉圭, Cornish: Paragway, Croatian: Paragvaj, English: Republic of Paraguay, Esperanto: Paragvajo, Ewe: Paragua nutome, Faroese: Paraguei, French: Paraguay, Fulah: Paraguwaay, Galician: Paraguai - Paraguay, Galician: Paraguai, Ganda: Paragwayi, Georgian: პარაგვაი, German: Paraguay, Greek: Παραγουάη, Guarani: Paraguái
Guarani: Tetã Paraguái, Gujarati: પેરાગ્વે, Hausa: Paragai, Hebrew: פרגואי, Hebrew: פרגוואי, Hindi: पारागुए, Hindi: पॅराग्वे, Icelandic: Paragvæ, Irish: Paragua, Italian: Paraguay, Japanese: パラグアイ, Japanese: パラグアイ共和国, Kannada: ಪರಾಗ್ವೇ, Kannada: ಪೆರಗ್ವೆ, Kikuyu: Paragwai, Korean: 파라과이, Kurdish: Paragûay, Kurdish: پاراگوای, Lao: ປາລາກວຍ, Latin: Paraquaria, Latvian: Paragvaja, Lingala: Palagwei, Lithuanian: Paragvajus, Luba-Katanga: Palagwei, Macedonian: Парагвај, Malagasy: Paragoay, Malayalam: പരാഗ്വേ, Maltese: Paragwaj, Marathi: पराग्वे, Nepali (macrolanguage): प्यारागुये, Occitan (post 1500): Paraguai, Oriya (macrolanguage): ପାରାଗୁଏ, Persian: پاراگوئه, Persian: پاراگویه, Polish: Paragwaj
Portuguese: Paraguai, Quechua: Parawayi, Romansh: Paraguai, Rundi: Paragwe, Russian: Парагвай, Sango: Paraguëe, Scottish Gaelic: Paraguaidh, Serbian: Парагвај, Serbo-Croatian: Paragvaj, Sinhala: පැරගුවේ, Slovak: Paraguaj, Slovenian: Paragvaj, Spanish: Paraguay, Spanish: República del Paraguay, Swahili (macrolanguage): Paragwai, Tamil: பரகுவை, Tamil: பாரகுவே, Telugu: పెరగువే, Tetum: Paraguai, Thai: ประเทศปารากวัย, Thai: ปารากวัย, Tibetan: པཱ་ར་གེ།, Tigrinya: ፓራጓይ, Tonga (Tonga Islands): Palakuei, Uighur: پاراگۋاي, Ukrainian: Парагвай, Ukrainian: Параґвай, Urdu: پیراگوئے, Vietnamese: Pa-ra-goay (Paraguay), Vietnamese: Pa-ra-goay, Volapük: Paragvän, Yiddish: פאראגוויי, Yoruba: Orílẹ́ède Paraguye, Zulu: i-Paraguay, El Paraguay
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