By: Destiny Camacho


Country: Paraguay

Capital: Asuncion

Major languages: Spanish and Guarani

Location (continent): South America

Population: 6,623,252

Average age: male 26.6 years female 27 years


Major bodies of Water: Ypacarai lake, Parana River, Guarani Aquifer

Major Cities: Asuncion, Ciudad del Este, Encarnacion, Filadelfia


Average yearly rainfall: An abundant 2000mm a year, declining to about                                                     1500mm near Asunción.

Average temperature: The temperature typically varies from 53°F to 93°F and is                                       rarely below 43°F or above 98°F.


Type of Government: Constitutional republic

Major Religion: Ninety-two percent of the population professes to be Catholic

Major Sport: Football is the most popular game in Paraguay while the other games played include basketball, volleyball, golf and many more.

Interesting Facts

Unusual Laws: You can legally duel, if both participating players are blood donors.

Mode of Transportation: In the country, people often walk or ride horses or donkeys; in the cities, the main mode of transportation are buses

Travel Tips:There are multiple outbreaks of dengue fever in Paraguay. You should take precautions to prevent mosquito bites.There is a general threat from terrorism.

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