Paraguay Facts and Culture

  • Food and Recipes: The national dish is sopa paraguaya which is a corn bread with cheese and onions. Maise (corn) and cassava are... More
  • Family: Paraguayan women work hard doing housework grinding corn cooking food, mending clothes, and taking care of their children. They... More
  • Fashion: In urban areas people wear Western or European style of clothing. Rural women wear a shawl called a rebozo and... More
  • Visiting: Drinking maté is a social pastime and an important ritual shared among friends. More

Paraguay Facts

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Capital Asuncion
Government Type constitutional republic
Currency PYG
Population 6,783,272
Total Area 157,047 Square Miles
406,752 Square Kilometers
Location Central South America, northeast of Argentina, southwest of Brazil
Language Spanish (official), Guarani (official)

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