Paraguay

Paraguay Highlights

"You have to feel it!"

Paraguay Ratings

Cultural Exchange: 4.1 out of 5 stars (4.1 / 5)

Outdoor Activity: 4.1 out of 5 stars (4.1 / 5)

Nature Discovery: 4.1 out of 5 stars (4.1 / 5)

Overall: 4.1 out of 5 stars (4.1 / 5)

Outdoor Activities in Paraguay

Adventure Racing, Cycling, Kayaking

Country Profile

Capital: Asunción

Important cities: Asunción, Ciudad del Este, Encarnación, Filadelfia, Concepción, Villarrica del Espiritu Santo, Pilar, Aregua

Currency: Paraguayan guaraní (PYG)

Visa policy: Link

Area: 406,752 km2

Languages: Spanish, Guarani

Mobile Phone: The best cell-phone companies are Tigo, Personal and Claro.

Country code: +595

Electricity: 220V, 50Hz

Internet TLD: .py

Time Zone: UTC−4 (in summer UTC−3)

Sources: Lonely Planet, Wikipedia, Wikitravel

Weather

Description: The climate of Paraguay consists of a subtropical climate in the Paranaense region and a tropical climate in the Chaco. The Paranaense region has a humid climate, with abundant precipitation throughout the year and only moderate seasonal changes in temperature. During summer, the dominant influence on the climate is the warm sirocco winds blowing out of the northeast. During the winter, the dominant wind is the cold pampero from the South Atlantic, which blows across Argentina and is deflected northeastward by the Andes in the southern part of that country.

When should you go: Paraguay should be visited on April, May and from September to November.

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