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Last update : 17 February 2019


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Capital : Asunción
Language :  Spanish, Guaraní
Currency :  Guaraní
Population : 6 854 536
Area : 406 752 km2

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Paraguay facts

1. Independence from Spain was obtained on May 15, 1811.
2. The population density is 17 people / km².
3. The country is 1.3 times larger than Poland.
4. The main religion is Catholicism, 85%.
5. The longest river is Paraguay, 1280 km.
6. The full name of the country – the Republic of Paraguay.
7. Motto of the country – “Peace and justice”.
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9. The highest peak is Cerro Peró – 842 m above sea level.
10. Political system – republic.
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11. The majority of the population (around 95%) is a mix of Spaniards and Indians, commonly called – Mestizo.

12. Paraguay is the largest producer and exporter of hydropower.

13. Fist fights on the streets are legal. They can only be “one on one”, without the presence of a doctor, but both participants must have registered blood donors.

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14. The national meal is Mandioca – mixed corn and beans.

15. The country has the largest fleet of all inland countries.

16. There is an aristocratic upper class in Paraguay.

17. The world’s largest freshwater Pantanal swamps pass through Paraguay.

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18. Position in the best world army list:
      – 2015 year – 88 place,
      – 2018 year – 112 place.

19. There are over 10,700 professional soldiers and 172,500 reservists (2018).

20. Number of equipment:
      – 2014 year – 15 tanks, 60 armored vehicles, 35 jet aircraft and 13 helicopters,
      – 2018 year – 9 tanks, 63 armored vehicles, 30 jet aircraft and 10 helicopters.

21. Expenses for the army:
      – 2014 year – $145,000,000 ,
      – 2018 year – $145,000,000 .

22. Maritime fleet …
      – in 2014 , the year was around 74 ships, in 2018 the year is about 193 ships.

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23. Zero tolerance for drivers driving a car “by glass”. You must have 0.0 promil.

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24. The minimum wage is 1 824 055 guarani per month (data from 2014).

25. The amount of income tax in Paraguay is 10%.

26. The unemployment rate in 2018 is 7.6% .

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27. In Paraguay, an average person consumes about 8.8 liters of pure alcohol a year.

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28. The most beer is beer – 51%, then spirit – 29%, wine – 18%, and other alcoholic beverages – 2%.

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29. In this country, compulsory education lasts 9 years.

30. The beginning of education begins at the age of 6.

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31. The average IQ level is 84.

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32. In this country there are 4.4% of people above 15 years of age who can not read or write (approximately 308 150 people).

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33. The change from daylight saving time to winter time (moving clockwise one hour back) is on the fourth Sunday of March.

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34. The built-up speed limit is 50 km / h.

35. Outside the built-up area, the permitted speed is 110 km / h.

36. In 2013, 1,114 people lost their lives as a result of traffic accidents.

37. The country has over 1,227,000 motor vehicles registered (175 vehicles per 1,000 inhabitants).

Autor: AutoMania

38. 12% of the population suffer from malnourishment (around 840,000 people).

39. 6.3% of the population live on less than 3 $a day.

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40. In this country there are over 77 732 km of paved roads (0.12% of all roads in the world).

41. In this country there are 799 airports, 15 of the paved surface.

42. In this country there are 36 km of railway tracks.

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43. In this country over 2 916 000 (2015) 6 177 748 (2018) people have access to internet (about 90% of the population).

44. About 2,600,000 (2015) 3,300,000 (2018) accounts on Facebook.

45. The average speed of fixed internet is 1.5 Mb / s, and the maximum speed is 13.4 Mb / s (data from the end of 2015).

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46. The country’s top-level domain is .py . There are over 17,790 websites with such an extension.

47. The most popular pages with the extension .py are: google.com.py, abc.com.py and hoy.com.py.

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48. The country has over $7 241 000 000 of foreign exchange reserves (0.061% of foreign currency reserves of all countries in the world).

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49. Gross Domestic Product (GDP) …
      – in 2015 the year is $34 847 000 000 ,
      – 2018 is $29,730,000,000 .

50. Internal debt at the beginning …
      – 2015 of the year was 19.05% GDP, or around: $6 638 353 500 ,
      – 2018 of the year was 24.1% GDP, or around: $7 164 930 000 . To pay it off, each citizen would have to give about $1,023.

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51. Foreign debt at the beginning …
      – 2015 of the year was around: $14,760,000,000 ,
      – 2018 of the year is around: $6 178 726 000 .

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52. In this country, an average adult smokes 52 cigarettes a month.

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53. The lowest temperature: -7.5 °C was measured at Pratts Gill.

54. The highest temperature: 45 °C was measured in Pratts Gill.

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55. The most deadly disease in this country is heart failure.

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56. The average life expectancy in this country is 71.7 years (women – 73.9 years and men – 69.7 years).

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57. The lowest situated place in the country is the Paraguay River – 46 m above sea level.

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58. In this country, men and women can get married at the age of 16.

59. In this country, women having their first child on average 22.9 years old.

60. 10 women give birth to 19 children on average

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61. The average age of people living in this country is 27.3 years.

62. The country is around:
1 754 000 people (25.59%) in the age range 0-14 years.
4 638 000 people (67.66%) in the age range 15-64 years.
462 700 people (6.75%) over 65 years old.

63. In this country, about 112,000 children are born each year (1.6% of the population), and about 32 100 people die (0.5% of the population).

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64. The Paraguayan flag is unique among national flags because it differs from the reverse of the obverse. The emblem on the obverse is the Paraguayan emblem and on the obverse there is the seal of the Ministry of Finance.

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65. The name “Colgate” in Spanish means “I’m going to hang myself”.

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66. The Paraguayan war between Paraguay and Brazil, Argentina and Uruguay in 1864-1870 led to the deaths of 90% of Paraguayan men, mainly due to illness, hunger and fighting.

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67. Left-hand traffic was in force until 1945.

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68. There are 209900 km2 of agricultural land in Paraguay (53% of the country).

69. 170 people in 1000 possess firearms.

70. Pedro Juan Caballero is the highest town in the country.

71. In this country, women have the right to vote since 1961.

72. In this country, formalities related to the establishment of the company last 74 days.

73. The work week is 48 hours.

74. 57% of the country’s population lives in urban areas.

75. 181178 sq km of land is covered by forests (45.6%)

76. The last death penalty was carried out in 1928.

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77. In this country, the amount of income tax for individuals is 10%, and for companies 10% (2018).

78. The tax on goods and services is 10% (2018).

79. The level of inflation in 2018 is 4%.

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80. Paraguay has 8200 kg of gold reserves (2018).

Autor: Vinamra

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What is the highest peak in Paraguay?
The highest peak in Paraguay is Cerro Peró (842 m above sea level).

answer: Marta

What is the largest river in Paraguay?
The largest river in Paraguay is Paraguay, 1,280 km.

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What is the largest lake in Paraguay?
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What is the national dish?
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What Paraguay does the national colors have?
National colors: red white and blue.

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What is national alcohol?
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What is the national animal?
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Which countries borders Paraguay?
Paraguay is bordered by such countries as: Argentina, 880 km, Bolivia, 750 km, Brazil, 1 365 km.

answer: Marta

What is the average age of people living in this country?
The average age of people living in this country is 27.3 years.

answer: Marta

What is the minimum wage?
The minimum wage is 1 824 055 guarani per month (data from 2014).

answer: Marta

What is the population density in Paraguay?
The population density is 17 people per km2.

answer: Marta

What is the motto of this country?
Motto of the country – “Peace and justice”.

answer: Marta

What is the highest temperature recorded in this country?
The highest temperature: 45 ° C was measured in Pratts Gill.

answer: Marta

What is the lowest temperature recorded in this country?
The lowest temperature: -7.5 ° C was measured at Pratts Gill.

answer: Marta

With how many years can you legally buy alcohol?
In this country, alcohol can be bought at the age of 20.

answer: Marta