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 a city in . It is mainly a shopping destination for Brazilians and Argentinians.

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


The Chaco is a region covering the western half of .

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


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  • 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, Guarani
  • Currency:  Guarani (PYG)
  • Phone code:  595
  • Internet domain:  .py
  • Neighbors:  , ,
  • Wikidata:  Paraguay
  • Wikimedia Commons:  Paraguay

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