Name Paraguay (Cost of living)
Country ISO codes PY / PRY
Continent South America
Continent code SA
Capital Asuncion
Area 3973
DD coordinates -23.438020 / -58.448307
DMS coordinates -23°26'16.87" S / -58°26'53.90" W
UTM coordinates 21K 352047.72745542 7407246.2766791
Total cities 168
Flag of Paraguay

Paraguay on map

Paraguay is a part of the South America continent. It's geographical location is subject to the ISO (International Organization for Standardization) standardization, which, for Paraguay, is PY.

It's territory covers an area of 3973 square kilometers. The country’s administration comes from Asuncion, the capital city of Paraguay. On nationwide level, Paraguayan is declared to be the official language(es) of the country.

On its territory, there are multiple nationalities and ethnic groups represented, such as Paraguayan. Highways and other transport links are characterized by a rather right-side road traffic. Traveling by car, people can drive 74676 km of roadways. Railway surfaces by length cover a total area of 30 km. Paraguay merchant ships, tankers, and other types of maritime transport have access to 3100 km of waterways.

Regular telecommunication operations are performed with the use of 595 prefix. Citizens and residents of the country use PYG as the main currency to purchase goods and pay for services. Most people in Paraguay live according to the America/Asuncion time zone, which is also the one used in Asuncion.

More about Paraguay

Official languages Paraguayan
Nationalities Paraguayan
Road traffic Right
Domain zone .py
Phone codes 595
Currencies PYG
Life expectancy males Ø 72,2 years
Life expectancy females Ø 76,3 years
Birthrate 20,6 ‰
Deathrate 5,5 ‰
Males/Females 50,8%/49,2%


GDP 2,02 bn $
Exportations 13266,9 M $
Importations 13146,3 M $
Tourism receipts 409,00 M $
Unemployment rate 7,6%
Inflation rate 2,76%
Corruption index 28 (very bad)
Energy consumption 10,9 bn kWh

Land use

55% Agricultural areas 224039 km²
39% Forest 156884 km²
0% Water areas 9452 km²
6% Others 25829 km²


Roadways 74676 km
Railways 30 km
Waterways 3100 km
Commercial harbors 106
Airports 68

Paraguay cities by first letter

Filter by starting letters of the city (cities - 168):

ISO 2 Flag Name Continent Capital Distance
TWN Flag of Taiwan Taiwan Asia Taipei 19959 km
HKG Flag of Hong Kong Hong Kong Asia - 19248 km
MAC Flag of Macao Macao Asia - 19184 km
PHL Flag of Philippines Philippines Asia Manila 18705 km
KOR Flag of South Korea South Korea Asia Seoul 18534 km
VNM Flag of Vietnam Vietnam Asia Hanoi 18168 km
LAO Flag of Laos Laos Asia Vientiane 18091 km
PRK Flag of North Korea North Korea Asia Pyongyang 18056 km
JPN Flag of Japan Japan Asia Tokyo 17903 km
KHM Flag of Cambodia Cambodia Asia Phnom Penh 17850 km
ISO 2 Flag Name Continent Capital Distance
BOL Flag of Bolivia Bolivia South America Sucre 958 km
URY Flag of Uruguay Uruguay South America Montevideo 1047 km
BRA Flag of Brazil Brazil South America Brasilia 1163 km
ARG Flag of Argentina Argentina South America Buenos Aires 1736 km
CHL Flag of Chile Chile South America Santiago 1909 km
PER Flag of Peru Peru South America Lima 2367 km
SUR Flag of Suriname Suriname South America Paramaribo 3054 km
GUF Flag of French Guiana French Guiana South America Cayenne 3099 km
GUY Flag of Guyana Guyana South America - 3147 km
FLK Flag of Falkland Islands Falkland Islands South America - 3157 km

There are many ways to find how far is Paraguay (PY) from other places on map, North pole, Equator or South pole, there are 2 common methods - the distance calculated in kilometers and miles by Haversine formula.

From Paraguay to Haversine
North pole 12614 km 7838 mil
Equator 6817 km 4236 mil
South pole 7401 km 4599 mil

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People also ask - FAQ

The most longest distances between Paraguay and Taiwan is 19959 kilometers or 12402 miles.
The most smallest distances between Paraguay and Bolivia is 958 kilometers or 595 miles.
We found information about 168 cities.
The capital of PY is Asuncion with population in 2022 over 1870000 people.
The area of Paraguay (PY) is 3973 square kilometers.
Yes, Paraguay is part of the continent of South America.
Official name of PY is The Republic of Paraguay.
Paraguay has approximately 68 airports.