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Paraguay (PY)

Continent: South America Paraguay Land
Surface: 406.752 km ²
Inhabitants: 650.646
Capital: Asuncion International banking code (ISO Codes): PY
Official language: Spaniard, Guarani Code: +595
Currency: Guarani Number plate: PY
Routes of Paraguay: 261 Routes towards Paraguay: 327
Preferred airports: Asuncion (ASU), Ciudad Del Este (AGT), Pedro Juan (PJC)
Principal cities: Asuncion, San Lorenzo, Capiatá, Lambaré, Fernando of Mora, Limpio, Nemby, Encarnación, Mariano Alonso Castling, Itauguá, Villa Elisa, San Antonio, Caaguazú, President Franco, Coronel Oviedo
Airline company based in Paraguay: TAM Mercosur, Regional Paraguaya

Tourist guide Paraguay (South America)

Paraguay is a landlocked country, located in South America. It has as neighbors Argentina in the South, Brazil and Bolivia in North. The name Paraguay means in the language of the native-born people of Guarani something as “the water which goes to water”.

Geography: The river Rio Paraguay separates the country in two areas with the different characteristics. Is country is crossed by assembly lines whose average altitude is of 600 Mr. This area extends to the plate from Mato-Grosso, in North. In the East and the South-east of this area, one finds the cities oldest, in which live the majority of the inhabitants. Beyond this zone the fields and the thick forests extend. In the West of the river are the zone easily flooded of the delta, often out of gray clay. As for the South and the East of the country, they very marshy, and of this fact are populated little.

Mountains and rivers: The culminating point of the country is San Rafael, with its 850 meters. As for the longest river, it is Rio Paraná, which does nothing but cross the country over a 804 km length, at the borders of Brazil and Argentina. The largest lake is Ypacarai, with its 46 km ².

Climate and advised season: The climate of Paraguay is subtropical, with temperature variations all the year. Between December and Mars, the temperatures can be really very hot. The season of winter is located between June and September and the temperatures can then sometimes go down very low. Lastly, the rain season rather takes place between December and Mars.

Language (S) of the country and communication: The official languages are the Spaniard and Guarani. The English is included/understood only in the mediums of businesses of the big cities.

Health and vaccines: It is in general recommended to be vaccinated against hepatitis has, typhus, the polio, the diphteria and tetanus. To protect itself from the viruses propagated by the mosquitos and the insects, it is enough most of the time to wear covering clothing and to use insecticides sold on the spot. There exists also a risk of Malaria (which one can locate on the scale of risk between light and average). Before leaving, please inform itself near your attending physician in connection with a possible preventive medication of the malaria (paludism). Only the cities are able to guarantee medical care of sufficient quality. It is recommended to provide itself with a special health insurance for the voyages and valid in the whole world, with insurance-repatriation in the event of urgency. Apart from that, it is recommended to peel the fruits and to cook vegetables in order to avoid any risk of infection. It is also judicious to carry a small first-aid kit with the necessary one.

Conditions of entry: A valid passport is required. It must be valid still 6 months as from your arrival. No visa is necessary if your stay does not exceed 90 days. It is possible to ask a prolongation for 30 days near the immigration department. Take care that the seal of entry on the territory is applied in your papers because will need some you at the time of your exit of the territory. The children must be provided with an individual passport.

If you wish to obtain from advantage of information in connection with the conditions of entry or safety, or on the vaccines to be carried out, please consult Internet site of the Ministry for Foreign Affairs.

Arrival and displacements on the spot: There does not exist for the moment not airline company which proposes direct flights for Paraguay. The Spanish company Iberia (IB), Aerolineas Argentinas (AR) or Brazilian company TAM (JJ) propose flights with stopover for Asunción (ASU). Inside Paraguay, the TAM Mercosur serves a certain number of cities. Thus, it connects for example the town of Asuncion to Ciudad del Este (AGT) and to good of other destinations of South America.

Capital: Asunción, the capital of the country, is located on bank of the river Rio Paraguay. This city counts approximately 500.000 inhabitants, approximately 2 Million people by counting the agglomeration. Most important of the monuments of Asunción is the very beautiful Gothic church. The city also charms by its many parks and its botanical garden. Among the other monuments, one finds the Encarnación church (church of the birth) and Panteón of los Héroes, similar to a miniature version of the dome of the invalids in Paris, which represents last the places of rest for the heroes of the nation. At the beginning of the capital, it is easy to take part in an excursion towards the spectacular falls of Iguaçu and Salto-Crystal. The town of Villera is another very appreciated goal of excursion. Lastly, an excursion in boat on Rio Pilcomayo can prove also very pleasant.

With not missing: For the travellers who go to the falls of Iguaçu, a turning by the town of Ciuadad Del Este is essential. Close to this city are located the picturesque falls Monday and impressing it dam Itaipú. You can also undertake an excursion with Yaguarón. At the time colonial, it was the center of the missions franciscaines, as still the ornamentations testify some of wood which decorate the churches.

Religion: More than 95%, of the population Catholicism is claimed. Among the remaining minorities, there are especially Protestants and followers of the Bahaï religion.

Big cities: Asunción, Lambaré, Encarnación, Ciudad del Este, Fernando of Mora, Pedro Juan Caballero und San Lorenzo.

Flights expensive not preferred towards and of Paraguay/PY

·  Flight Paris Asuncion (BY ASU)
·  Flight Mexico City City Asuncion (MEX ASU)
·  Flight Muenster-Osnabrueck Asuncion (FMO ASU)
·  Flight Berlin-Schoenefeld Asuncion (SXF ASU)
·  Flight Belo Horizonte Asuncion (BHZ ASU)
·  Flight Rio de Janeiro Ciudad Del Este (RIO AGT)
·  Flight Mendoza Asuncion (MDZ ASU)
·  Flight New York Asuncion (NYC ASU)
·  Flight HongKong Ciudad Del Este (HKG AGT)
·  Flight Frankfurt-Hahn Asuncion (HHN ASU)
·  Flight Asuncion Innsbruck (ASU INN)
·  Flight Asuncion Berlin-Tegel (ASU TXL)
·  Flight Asuncion Oviedo (ASU OVD)
·  Flight Asuncion New York (ASU NYC)
·  Flight Asuncion Orlando (ASU MCO)
·  Flight Asuncion Miami (ASU MIA)
·  Flight Asuncion Salta International (ASU SLA)
·  Flight Asuncion New York (ASU JFK)
·  Flight Asuncion Washington DC (ASU IAD)
·  Flight Asuncion Newark (ASU EWR)
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