Don't miss the piglix.com special BONUS offer during our Beta-test period. The next 100 new Registered Users (from a unique IP address), to post at least five (5) piglix, will receive 1,000 extra sign-up points (eventually exchangeable for crypto-currency)!

* * * * *    Free piglix.com Launch Promotions    * * * * *

  • Free Ads! if you are a small business with annual revenues of less than $1M - piglix.com will place your ads free of charge for up to one year! ... read more

  • $2,000 in free prizes! piglix.com is giving away ten (10) Meccano Erector sets, retail at $200 each, that build a motorized Ferris Wheel (or one of 22 other models) ... see details

Paraguay

Republic of Paraguay
Flag of Paraguay
Coat of arms [nb 1] of Paraguay
Flag (obverse) Coat of arms
Motto: "Paz y justicia" (Spanish)
"Peace and justice"
Anthem: 
Paraguayos, República o Muerte  (Spanish)
Paraguayans, Republic or Death
Location of Paraguay
Capital
and largest city
Asunción
25°16′S 57°40′W / 25.267°S 57.667°W / -25.267; -57.667
Official languages
Ethnic groups (2000)
Demonym Paraguayan
Government Unitary presidential constitutional republic
• President
Horacio Cartes
Juan Afara
Legislature Congress
Chamber of Senators
Chamber of Deputies
Independence from Spain
• Declared
14 May 1811
• Recognized
15 May 1811
Area
• Total
406,752 km2 (157,048 sq mi) (60th)
• Water (%)
2.3
Population
• 2015 estimate
6,783,272 (104th)
• Density
17.2/km2 (44.5/sq mi) (204th)
GDP (PPP) 2016 estimate
• Total
$64.115 billion (100th)
• Per capita
$9,353 (107th)
GDP (nominal) 2016 estimate
• Total
$27.323 billion (99th)
• Per capita
$3,986
Gini (2014) Negative increase 51.7
high
HDI (2014) Increase 0.679
medium · 112th
Currency Guaraní (PYG)
Time zone PYT (UTC–4)
• Summer (DST)
PYST (UTC–3)
Drives on the right
Calling code +595
ISO 3166 code PY
Internet TLD .py
  1. Mixed European and Amerindian.

Coordinates: 23°S 58°W / 23°S 58°W / -23; -58

Paraguay (/ˈpærəɡw/; Spanish pronunciation: [paɾaˈɣwai̯]; Guarani: Paraguái, [paɾaˈɣwaj]), officially the Republic of Paraguay (Spanish: República del Paraguay; Guarani: Tetã Paraguái), is a landlocked country in central South America, bordered by Argentina to the south and southwest, Brazil to the east and northeast, and Bolivia to the northwest. Paraguay lies on both banks of the Paraguay River, which runs through the center of the country from north to south. Due to its central location in South America, it is sometimes referred to as Corazón de Sudamérica ("Heart of South America"). Paraguay is one of the two landlocked countries (the other is Bolivia) that lie outside Afro-Eurasia. Paraguay is the smallest landlocked country in the Americas.


...
Wikipedia

1,000 EXTRA POINTS!

Don't forget! that as one of our early users, you are eligible to receive the 1,000 point bonus as soon as you have created five (5) acceptable piglix.

...