What is the Latitude and Longitude on Paraguay?
Latitude of Paraguay is:-23 and Longitude of Paraguay is: -58
Paraguay derives its name from the River Paraguay that splits the country from north to south. Often called the Heart of America, Paraguay is located in the central region of the South America. Ruled by Spain for close to two centuries, Paraguay achieved independence in 1811.
Located at the geographical coordinates of 23° South and 58° West, Paraguay is spanned across an area of 406,752 square kilometres, making it the 59th largest country in the world followed by Zimbabwe. Geographically, it is divided by the Rio Paraguay in the eastern and Chaco in the western region. Río Tebicuary and Río Paraná are the other two major rivers flowing in the country. A population of 6,460,000 inhabitants lives in the country according to 2009 census. Asunción is the capital and the largest city of Paraguay.
Paraguay is entirely landlocked and it shares its boundary with Bolivia in the northwest, Brazil in the east and northeast and Argentina in south and southwest. The most elevated peak in the country is Cerro Pero at a height of 842 metres. The climate of the country varies between subtropical and tropical as we to different regions in the country.
Agriculture is the most significant aspect of Paraguay?s economy. Export of consumer good to neighbouring countries generates large revenues for the country. Economy also benefits from the high standards of education in the country where the literacy rate stands at 93.6%.
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