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Paraguay
Paraguái

Español Paraguay - República del Paraguay

La República del Paraguay es un país de América del Sur. Comparte con Bolivia la condición de no tener costas marítimas. Está ubicado sobre márgenes del Río Paraguay y limita con la Argentina al sur y hacia el sudoeste, con Brasil al nordeste y con Bolivia al noroeste. Una particularidad paraguaya es su bandera, que destaca un diseño ligeramente diferente sobre el revés.

Avañe'ẽ (guaraní) Paraguái - Tetã Paraguái

Paraguái oteko ha'e peteĩ tetã oiko Sudamericape. "Ñande Tupãsy Asuncionpe" (Nuestra Señora de la Asunción) oteko tetã guasu. Tavayguakuéra: 5.734.139 ava. Ne'ẽ: Avañe'ẽ ha karaiñe'ẽ. Ambue táva: Ciudad del Este

English Paraguay - Republic of Paraguay

The Republic of Paraguay is a landlocked country in South America. It lies on both banks of the Paraguay River, bordering ► Argentina to the south and southwest, ► Brazil to the east and northeast, and ► Bolivia to the northwest, and is located in the very heart of South America. The name "Paraguay" is derived from the Guaraní word pararaguay meaning "from a great river". The "great river" is the Paraná River, which produces the greatest amount of hydroelectric power in the world


Short name  Paraguay
Official  name Republic of Paraguay
Status Independent country since 1811
Location South America
Capital Paraguay-Pos.png
Population 6,158,000 inhabitants
Area 406,752 km²
Major  languages Spanish and Guaraní (both official)
Major  religions Roman Catholicism
More information Paraguay, Geography of Paraguay, History of Paraguay and Politics of Paraguay
More  images Paraguay - Paraguay (Category).

General maps

Pa-map.png Map of Paraguay
Paraguay rel98.jpg Map of Paraguay
Paraguay pol98.jpg Map of Paraguay
Paraguay departements.png Departments of Paraguay

History maps

This section holds a short summary of the history of the area of present-day Paraguay, illustrated with maps, including historical maps of former countries and empires that included present-day Paraguay.

Disputed Bolivia Paraguay.jpg Chaco War between Paraguay and Bolivia

Old maps

This section holds copies of original general maps older than 70 years of this entry.

Paraguay - O Prov de Rio de la Plata - cum regionibus adiacentibus Tvcvman et Sta. Cruz de la Sierra - ca 1600.jpg Paraguay 1600 by Jodocus Hondius
Mapa paraguay buenos aires José Cardiel 1752.jpg Map of the lands under control of Paraguay and Buenos Aires, anno 1752
Carte du paraguay et del pays voisins Echelle 1756.jpg Paraguay 1756
A New Map of South America Drawn from the latest Discoveries.jpg A New Map of South America Drawn from the latest Discoveries (undated): Note Paraguay as a big area including the Rio de la Plata delta
Krigsteater trippelalliansekrigen.png War of the Triple Alliance

Satellite maps

Satellite image of Paraguay in January 2003.jpg Satellite map

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