PARAGUAY


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Flag

Coat of Arms

Territory
406.752 km2

Capital
Asuncion

Language
SPANISH-GUARANI

Motto
'Peace and justice'

National Flower
Mburucuya (Passiflora cerulea)

National Animal
Pajaro campana (Procnias nudicollis)

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Paraguay Flag

Paraguay, formally the Republic of Paraguay (Spanish: Rep煤blica del Paraguay), is one of just two landlocked nations in South America (the other is Bolivia). It is circumscribed by Argentina toward the south and southwest, Brazil toward the east and upper east, and Bolivia toward the northwest. Paraguay lies on the two banks of the Paraguay River, which goes through the focal point of the nation from north to south. Because of its focal area in South America, it is once in a while alluded to as Coraz贸n de Sudam茅rica ("Heart of South America").


Coat of Arms


Paraguay Coat of Arms

Territory


Paraguay Map

406.752 km2 (59th)


Capital


Paraguay Capital

Asuncion

Asunci贸n is the capital and biggest city of Paraguay. The city is situated on the left bank of the Paraguay River, nearly at the juncture of this waterway with the River Pilcomayo, on the South American landmass. The Paraguay River and the Bay of Asunci贸n in the northwest isolated the city from the Occidental Region of Paraguay and Argentina in the south piece of the city. The remainder of the city is encompassed by the Central Department. The city is a self-governing capital locale, not a piece of any division. Asunci贸n is one of the most established urban areas in South America and the longest ceaselessly possessed zone in the R铆o de la Plata Basin; hence it is known as "the Mother of Cities". From Asunci贸n the pilgrim campaigns left to establish different urban communities, including the second establishment of Buenos Aires and other significant urban communities, for example, Villarrica, Corrientes, Santa Fe and Santa Cruz de la Sierra.


Languague


Paraguay Languague

Spanish-Guarani



Motto


Paraguay Motto

'Peace and justice'



National Flower


Paraguay National Flower

Mburucuya (Passiflora caerulea)

Passiflora caerulea, the blue passionflower, bluecrown passionflower or basic energy blossom, is a types of blooming plant local to South America. Found in Argentina, Chile, Paraguay, Uruguay and Brazil, it is a fiery, deciduous or semi-evergreen ring vine developing to 10 m (33 ft) or more. Its leaves are palmate and fragrant, blossoms blue-white with a noticeable edge of coronal fibers in groups of blue, white, and dark colored. The ovoid orange organic product, developing to 6 cm (2 in), is eatable however insipid. Passiflora caerulea is a woody vine equipped for developing to 25 meters (82 ft) high where supporting trees are accessible. The leaves are interchange, palmately five-lobed (once in a while three, seven, or nine flaps), and are up to 10 centimeters (3.9 in) long while being straight elongated molded. The base of each leaf has a lash twining ringlet 5鈥 10 centimeters (2.0鈥 3.9 in) long, which twines around supporting vegetation to hold the plant up. The blossom is intricate, around 10 centimeters (3.9 in) in distance across, with the five sepals and petals comparable in appearance, whitish in shading, surmounted by a crown of blue or violet fibers, at that point five greenish-yellow stamens and three purple marks of shame. The organic product is an oval orange-yellow berry, 6 centimeters (2.4 in) long by 4 centimeters (1.6 in) in distance across, containing various seeds. It is palatable to people when ready, yet will in general have a bothersome flavor.


National Animal


Paraguay National Animal

Pajaro campana (Procnias nudicollis)

The bare-throated bellbird (Procnias nudicollis) is a types of flying creature in the family Cotingidae. It is found in clammy subtropical and tropical timberlands in Argentina, Brazil, and Paraguay. The male has white plumage and bristly pale blue dark exposed skin around its eye, nose and throat. The female is progressively dull, being olive-dark colored above with streaked yellow underparts. The male has one of the most intense winged creature calls known, delivering a metallic sound like a mallet striking an iron block. This flying creature benefits from leafy foods a section in scattering the seeds of woodland trees. It is viewed as a defenseless animal varieties as a result of loss of its woods territory and accumulation for the pet feathered creature exchange. The male feathered creature has striking white plumage and an exposed pale blue dark fix of skin around its eyes and snout and on its throat. The female is more blunt in shading with a dark crown, olive-darker upper parts and yellowish underparts streaked with olive green. This feathered creature is around 27 cm (11 in) long. The male has one of the most intense calls of any feathered creature - a sharp solid like that of a mallet striking an iron block or a chime, radiated by the male while it roosts on a high branch so as to draw in a mate. The sound is loud to the point, that it very well may be heard up to a mile away and can clearly make harm human hearing whenever got notification from short proximity.


Demonym(s)

Paraguayans

Population

7,152,703
(2019 estimate)

Currency

Guaran铆 (PYG)

Time Zone

UTC鈥4 (PYT)

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