Paraguay a country of mesmerizing contrasts, rustic but yet very much a sophisticated country. A land full of exotic natural reserves and massive man-made dams.
In the Southern Paraguay‘s climate is humid, with rainfall distributed fairly evenly throughout the year. In the East, near the Brazilian border, it rains an average of 2000mm a year and closer to Asuncion around 1500mm.
Since elevations do not exceed 600m, temperatures are almost uniformly hot in summer – the average high in December, January and February is 35°C, while the winter temperatures are more variable and can reach freezing or hover at 6°C therefore pack well for Winter and enjoy the hot summer nights in summer.
Official languages: Spanish & Guaraní
People: 95% Mestizos & 5% Other (Amerindian, White)
Government: Unitary presidential constitutional republic
Area: 406,752 km2 (60th) 157,048 sq mi
Population: 6’800,284 – per 2013 census
Currency: Guaraní (PYG)
Calling code: +595