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Physical Map of Paraguay showing relief, major rivers, geographical regions, protected areas, important settlements, bordering countries, etc.
Where is Paraguay?

Flag of Paraguay

Paraguay's Quick Facts

Land Area 397,302 km2
Water Area 9,450 km2
Total Area 406,752 km2
Population 6,862,812
Population Density 16.87 / km2
Government Type Presidential Republic
GDP (PPP) $64.67 Billion
GDP Per Capita $9,500
Currency Guarani (PYG)
Largest Cities
  • Asunción (3,336,562)
  • Ciudad del Este (322,000)

Paraguay Flag:

Flag of Paraguay

The current flag of Paraguay was officially adopted on November 25, 1842.

The flag is modeled after the colors and shape of the French Tricolore, and collectively it represents liberation. The Sun of May in the centered crest is considered a symbol of freedom, and it's found on numerous South American flags.

Larger Paraguay flag

Large selection of South American flags

Paraguay Coat of Arms:
Paraguay coat of arms front side

The Paraguay Coat of Arms is unusual because it has a front and reverse side. The front side is round, with a white background and red border. The red border bears the official name of Paraguay. To the left is a green palm branch and to the right a green olive branch. In the middle there is a five-point yellow star.

Paraguay coat of arms reverse

The Reverse of the Coat of Arms features a lion, in front of a staff and liberty cap, with the inscription "Paz Y Justicia", which means "peace and justice". The reverse of the seal is used by the Supreme Court of Paraguay, and is featured alongside the obverse on banknotes of the national currency, the Guaraní and the reverse side of the flag.

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