Paraguay

Summary

Currency Used
Official Language
Form of Government
Constitutional republic
Presidential system
Republic
Capital
Contained by
Area
406,752 km² (157048 mi²)
Population
GDP (nominal)
18331385476.0 (2010, US$)
5,781,301,411 (1981, US$)
4,392,449,744 (1984, US$)
GDP (nominal per capita)
4,300 (2008, US$)
 

Country

Internet TLD
py
Languages spoken
ISO Short Name
PARAGUAY
FIPS Code
PA
National anthem
Currency Formerly Used
Paraguayan peso
Administrative Divisions
Calling Code
595
 

Taxonomy Subject

entry
Library of Congress Classification (F, 2,661, 2,699)
 

Military Combatant

Military Conflicts
 

Sports Team Location

Teams
 

Linguistic hint

Adjectival form
Paraguayan
 

Newspaper circulation area

Newspapers
 

Dated location

Date founded
1811-05-14
 

Uncommon Topic

Exceptions
 

Landlocked Country

Surrounding Countries
 

Flag referent

Flag
Flag of Paraguay (1842)
 

Organization scope

Organizations with this scope
Beloved Fatherland Movement
Central Unitaria de Trabajadores
 

Governmental Jurisdiction

Government bodies
Governing officials
President of Paraguay (Pedro Peña, 1912-01-01, 1912-03-25, President)
? (José Gaspar Rodríguez de Francia, 1813-10-12, 1814-02-12, Consul)
? (Carlos Antonio López, 1841-03-12, 1844-03-13, Consul)
Government positions
 

Location

Events
Partially contains
Contains
Adjoins
Time zone(s)
People born here
Geolocation
-57.370804065 × -24.922
Adjectival form
Paraguayan
 

Olympic participating country

Athletes
IOC Code
PAR
Olympics participated in
 

Administrative Area

Administrative children
Short name
py
Adjectival form
Paraguayan
Administrative parent
 

Literature Subject

Works Written About This Topic
 

Organization member

Member of
Mercosur
United Nations Stabilization Mission in Haiti
South American Community of Nations
 

Olympic athlete affiliation

Athlete
 

Statistical region

Military expenditure as percentage of GDP
1.124 (2000)
1.02 (2001)
1.198 (1989)
Fertility rate
6.5 (1960)
6.489 (1961)
6.472 (1962)
GDP growth rate
7.056 (1961)
1.346 (1962)
3.872 (1963)
Internet users as percentage of population
0 (1990)
0.02 (1996)
0.1 (1997)
Life expectancy
66.505 (1978)
66.616 (1979)
66.726 (1980)
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