Paraguay is landlocked and crisscrossed by many rivers. The three largest - the Paraguay, Parana and Pilcomayo - form over 75% of the country's borders.
Two major regions divide the country; the Paranena, east of the Paraquay River, is a fertile, cultivated landscape, with rolling hills, low mountains and subtropical forests.
To the west of the Paraguay River, the hot scrub lands and low plains of the Chaco cover about 60% of Paraguay's total land area.
|Land Area||397,302 km2|
|Water Area||9,450 km2|
|Total Area||406,752km2 (#59)|
|Government Type||Presidential Republic|
|GDP (PPP)||$64.67 Billion|
|GDP Per Capita||$9,500|
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