Surface: 406 752 km²
Capital: Asunción
Population: 6,454,548 inhabitants (2009)

Travel advice
Availability: All travel to certain areas are discouraged.
More information about this advice, visit National Government .

Best time
April, May, June, July, August, September and October are the best months to travel to Paraguay. This will avoid the extreme hot and wet summer period.

Spanish and Guaraní are both official languages ​​in Paraguay.

Travel documents
You must have a passport valid for at least six months upon arrival in Paraguay.
A visa is not required if you are less than 90 days stay in Paraguay.

Immunization (vaccination)
For a visit to Paraguay it is recommended to get one or more vaccinations.

In Paraguay (except Asunción) exists malaria.

Money and Money
In Paraguay is paid for with the Paraguayan Guarani (PYG).

Traffic and route
In Paraguay you have to drive on the right side of the road.

In Paraguay the same plugs and sockets used in the Netherlands.


Tap water
It is not recommended to drink water from the tap.

News and newspapers
The latest news regarding Paraguay available on Google news .
A summary of the newspapers from Paraguay, visit Abyznewslinks .

Web Sites Paraguay end in .py.
Official website of Paraguay: .

Photos and Videos
On Flickr you can find a nice collection of pictures of Paraguay.
On Youtube you will find a nice collection of videos from Paraguay.

An overview of all the holidays in Paraguay available at .

Protected areas and World Heritage
An overview of the protected natural areas (such as national parks, reserves and wildlife parks) in Paraguay, visit Protected Planet .
An overview of the World Heritage Sites in Paraguay can be found on the World Heritage List of UNESCO.

Source: Wikipedia, Wiki Voyage, Government, Embassy Countries, GGD, Google News, Abyznews, Yellow Pages, Flickr, Youtube,,, Protected Planet, World Heritage List.