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Paraguay - Physical geography

Area : 406 750 Km2
Water : 2.3 %
Lands under cultivation : 6 %
Wild pasture lands : 55 %
Forests : 58 %

Min. Height : 46 m (Rio Parana)
Max. Height : 850 m (San Rafael)


Paraguay - Climate
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Temperatures °C (degrees Celsius) in Asuncion
Rainfall (mm) in Asuncion
(Average values for each month)


Paraguay - People
Nationality : Paraguayan
Main language(s) : Guarani (87%), Spanish (75%)

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Population (2005) : 6 159 000 people
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Density : 15 people / Km2
Fertility rate : 3.74 children / woman
Life expectancy : 71 years
Urban population : 58 %

Main cities :
1 100 000 people Asunción (capital)
140 000 people Ciudad del Este
80 000 people Pedro Juan Caballero
70 000 people Encarnacion
65 000 people Coronel Oviedo
62 000 people Concepcion


Paraguay - Economy
Currency : Guarani (PYG) = 100 Centimos
Rate of exchange (Sept.2004) :

1 Euro = 7 122 Guarani (PYG)

GDP (Gross Domestic Product), 2002 : 7.14 billion dollars
GDP per capita, 2002 : 1159 dollars
GNP (Gross National Product), 2005 : 7.85 billion dollars
GNP per capita, 2005 : 1275 dollars


Paraguay - Miscellaneous information
MAIN NATURAL RESOURCES (world rank 2001) :
- Soya (7)
- Grapefruits (10)
- Manioc (11)
- Oranges (29)
- Cotton (29)
- Sugar cane
- Oxen
- Pigs
OTHER RESOURCES & PRODUCTS :
- Hydroelectricity


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