Facts and stats about Paraguay

6.62 million

Population. Ranked 103th in 2013.


GDP per capita. Ranked 100th in 2012.


Argentina 1,880 km, Bolivia 750 km, Brazil 1,365 km
Largest city Asuncion - 502,426
Capital city Asuncion - 502,426
Major language Spanish, Guarani
Major religion Christianity
Monetary unit guarani
Alternative names Republic of Paraguay, Paraguay, Republica del Paraguay
Groups Group object, Group object, Group object, Group object, Group object, Group object, Group object, Group object

Interesting observations about Paraguay

  • Paraguay ranked first for electricity > exports amongst Hot countries in 2011.
  • Paraguay ranked first for tax > GDP per capita > current LCU amongst Christian countries in 2012.
  • Paraguay ranked first for agricultural growth amongst Catholic countries in 2007.
  • Paraguay ranked second for airports amongst Landlocked countries in 2013.
  • Paraguay ranked first for GDP > composition by sector > agriculture amongst Former Spanish colonies in 2012.
  • Paraguay ranked second for arable land > hectares per capita amongst Latin America and Caribbean in 2011.
  • Paraguay ranked second for electricity > production by source > hydro globally in 2003.
  • Paraguay ranked first for employment rate > adults amongst Sparsely populated countries in 2008.