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

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

2. This country has more than 1,227,000 motor vehicles (175 vehicles per 1,000 inhabitants).

3. The top-level country domain is .py . There are over 17,790 websites with this extension.

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

5. In this country there are more than 77 732 km of paved roads (0,12% of all roads in the world).

6. The country has 799 airports, 15 of the paved surface.

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

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

9. Full name of the country – Republic of Paraguay.

10. Political system – republic.


Geography in Paraguay

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

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

3. Paraguay borders with such countries as: Argentina 1,880 km, Bolivia 750 km, Brazil 1,365 km.

4. The country is 1.3 times larger than Poland.

5. The longest river is Paraguay, 1280 km.

6. The highest peak is Cerro Peró – 842 m above sea level.

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

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

9. 181178 sq km of land is covered by forests (45.6%)

81. The nearest capital in a straight line from Asunción is Buenos Aires (Argentina) – 1040 km.

82. The furthest capital city in a straight line from Asunción is Manila (Philippines) – 18817 km.


Finance in Paraguay

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

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

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

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

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

6. Gross domestic product (GDP) …
– in 2015 it is $ 34 847 000 000 (PLN 149 145 160 000) ,
– in 2018 it is $ 29,730,000,000 (PLN 127,244,400,000).

7. Internal debt at the beginning of …
2015 was 19.05% of GDP, which is about: $ 6 638 353 500 (PLN 28 412 152 980),
2018 year was 24.1 % GDP, i.e. around: $ 7 164 930 000 (PLN 30 665 900 400). To pay it back, each citizen would have to give about $ 1,023 (PLN 4,379).

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

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

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


Law in Paraguay

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

9. 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.


Education in Paraguay

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

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

3. The average IQ level is 84.

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


Work in Paraguay

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

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

3. The unemployment rate in 2018 is 7.6% .

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

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

6. The work week is 48 hours.


Best in Paraguay

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

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

3. The longest river is Paraguay, 1280 km.

4. The highest peak is Cerro Peró – 842 m above sea level.

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

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

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

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


Army in Paraguay

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

2. Position in the list of the best armies of the world:
2015 year – 88 place,
2018 > year – 112 place.

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

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

5. Expenses for the army:
2014 year – $ 145,000,000 (PLN 620,600,000),
2018 year – $ 145,000,000 (PLN 620,600,000).

6. The naval fleet …
– in 2014 there were about 74 ships, in 2018 it was about < strong style = "color: green;"> 193 ships.


Society in Paraguay

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

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

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

4. 12% of the population suffer from malnourishment (around 840,000 people).

5. 6.3% of the population live on less than 3 $a day.

6. The average IQ level is 84.

7. There is an aristocratic upper class in Paraguay.

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

9. On average, a woman gives birth to 1.9 children.

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

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

12. The population density is 17 people / km².

13. The main religion is Catholicism, 85%.

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

16. In this country there are approximately:
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.

17. 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).

18. 170 people in 1000 possess firearms.

19. 57% of the country’s population lives in urban areas.

20. The majority of the population (around 95%) is a mix of Spaniards and Indians, commonly called – Mestizo.

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

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


Symbols of Paraguay

1. 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.

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

3. Motto of the country – “Peace and justice”.


History of Paraguay

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

2. 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.

3. Independence from Spain was obtained on May 15, 1811.

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


Language in Paraguay

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


Answers

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.

answer: Marta


What Paraguay does the national colors have?

National colors: red white and blue.

answer: Marta


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