What is Paraguay?

  • (noun): A landlocked republic in south central South America; achieved independence from Spain in 1811.
    Synonyms: Republic of Paraguay


Paraguay (US /pɛərəɡwaɪ/, UK /pærəɡwaɪ/), officially the Republic of Paraguay (Spanish: República del Paraguay, Guaraní: Tetã Paraguái ), is a landlocked country in South America. It is bordered by Argentina to the south and southwest, Brazil to the east and northeast, and Bolivia to the northwest. Paraguay lies on both banks of the Paraguay River, which runs through the center of the country from north to south. Due to its central location in South America, it is sometimes referred to as Corazón de América, or the Heart of America.

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Paraguay - Health
... Main article Health in Paraguay Life expectancy at birth was 75 years in 2006, and the 8th best position in America's ranking according to World Health Organization ... The World Bank has helped the Paraguayan government reduce Paraguay's maternal and infant mortality ...
Religion In Paraguay - Judaism in Paraguay
... The first synagogue in Paraguay was established in 1917 by Sephardic Jews who had emigrated from Palestine, Turkey and Greece though there had previously been some isolated Jewish settlers from Europe. 15,000 and 20,000 refugees from Germany, Austria and Czechoslovakia fled to Paraguay to escape the holocaust ...
Jorge Brítez - Career - Overview
... moved on to Europe but never fulfilled his potential there ultimately returning to his native Paraguay ... fruit for Brítez' career for the second time so he returned to Paraguay ... on 25 October 2010 and returned to Paraguay ...
1998 FIFA World Cup Group D
... Nigeria won their first two games while Paraguay drew their first two games 0-0, which meant that Nigeria were certain of qualifying in first place with a game to spare ... only victory after scoring six against Bulgaria, but were still eliminated in third place after Paraguay beat Nigeria ... Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Nigeria 6 ... Paraguay 1 ... +2 5 Spain 4 ... +4 4 Bulgaria 7 ... −6 1 ...
Religion In Paraguay
... The religious identities of the people of Paraguay, or Religion in Paraguay for short, have since national independence been oriented towards the Christian faith, and specifically ... missionary activity, identification with the traditional indigenous faiths of the Paraguay region is even less, with 0.61% of respondents enumerated as possessing an indigenous religious identity ... of the Western Hemisphere, immigration to Paraguay has been very low in recent decades and very few Paraguayans identify with the non-Christian faiths founded in the ...