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Map of Paraguay

Map of Paraguay

Demonym: Paraguayan
Motto: "Paz y justicia" (Peace and justice)
Population: 6,454,548 (2009)
Capital City: Asunción
Capital Coordinates: 25°16′S 57°40′W
Capital Time Zone: UTC-4
Currency: Guaraní
Currency Code: PYG
Currencies Issued: guarani guaranie peso
GDP: $21.2 billion (2011)
Per Capita Income: $3,252 (2011)
Foreign Debt: $5.3 billion (2011)
ISO 3166-1 alpha-2 Country Code: PY
Internet Country Code: .py
Calling Code: 595
Electrical Generation Capacity: 8816000 kW
Independence: 1811 from Spain
Area: 406,752 square km (397,302 km land) (9,450 km water)
Lowest Point: Rio Paraguay and Ria Parana (46 m)
Highest Point: Cerro Pero (842 m)
Life Expectancy: 76.40 years
Fertility Rate: 2.06 (2012)
Infant Mortality Rate: 22.24 per 1000 (2012)
AIDS Prevalence: 0.60% (2007)
Human Development Index: 0.665 (2011)
Corruption Perception Index: 2.2 (2011)
Literacy: 94.00 percent

Number of bank notes in catalogue: 4

Number of coins in catalogue: 1

Number of stamps in catalogue: 19

Location of Paraguay in South America

Regional Map for Paraguay

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