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Geography Statistics of Paraguay

Paraguay's Information

Flag of Paraguay
Land Area 397,302 km2
Water Area 9,450 km2
Total Area 406,752km2 (#59)
Population 6,862,812 (#104)
Population Density 17.27/km2
Government Type Presidential Republic
GDP (PPP) $64.67 Billion
GDP Per Capita $9,500
Currency Guarani (PYG)
Largest Cities
  • Coastline: 0 miles (0 km) (landlocked)
  • Land Area:
    (land) 153,398 sq miles (397,300 sq km)
    (water) 3,659 sq miles (9,450 sq km)
    (TOTAL) 157,057 sq miles (406,750 sq km)

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  • Land Area: (all countries)
  • Land Divisions: 17 departments and 1 capital city: Departments include: Alto Paraguay, Alto Parana, Amambay, Boqueron, Caaguazu, Caazapa, Canindeyu, Central, Concepcion, Cordillera, Guaira, Itapua, Misiones, Neembucu, Paraguari, Presidente Hayes and San Pedro; the capital city is Asuncion.
  • Horizontal Width: 680 km (422 miles) from Dr. Pedro P. Pena east to Pedro Juan Caballero
  • Vertical Length: 667 km (414 miles) from Puerto Bahia Negra south to Pilar

    Note: Lengths and widths are point-to-point, straight-line measurements from a Mercator map projection, and will vary some using other map projections
  • Bordering Countries: (3) Brazil, Argentina, Bolivia
  • Geographic Center: 133 km (83 miles) W of Concepcion
  • Highest Point: Cerro Pero - 2,762 ft. (842 m)
  • Lowest Point: At the junction of the Paraguay and Parana Rivers - 151 ft. (46 m)
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This page was last updated on April 7, 2017.

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