Paraguay Facts: 40 Interesting Facts About Paraguay

Last updated on February 15th, 2020

References:

  1. https://prezi.com/goxgwrbrrq7u/paraguay-south-america/
  2. https://www.theguardian.com/football/2006/jun/08/worldcup2006.sport7
  3. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Itaipu_Dam
  4. http://www.eniscuola.net/en/mediateca/10-longest-rivers-in-south-america/ and https://www.britannica.com/place/Paraguay-River
  5. https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/pa.html and https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_countries_by_literacy_rate
  6. https://books.google.co.in/books?id=4Nrh6Z5I4GIC&pg=PA39&lpg=PA39&dq=95+percent+of+Paraguay%E2%80%99s+people+are+mestizos&source=bl&ots=ePdeBiOgA9&sig=bnS9aO-DWnyRlDPqIvIcmBHNw-Y&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwiOm6Kn6K_ZAhVHoZQKHZbpALMQ6AEIUzAE#v=onepage&q=95%20percent%20of%20Paraguay%E2%80%99s%20people%20are%20mestizos&f=false
  7. https://www.theguardian.com/football/2006/jun/08/worldcup2006.sport7
  8. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:WikiProject_Library_of_Congress_Country_Studies/Paraguay
  9. https://simple.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mate_(drink) and https://books.google.co.in/books?id=jtDD5GxljO4C&pg=PT337&lpg=PT337&dq=mate+pronounced+mahtay&source=bl&ots=FlWr22X09D&sig=BNfOeITCD4e6sunMViz7iPmx8pU&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwi-1umB6q_ZAhVJW5QKHVFYDaEQ6AEIcTAH#v=onepage&q=mate%20pronounced%20mahtay&f=false
  10. https://books.google.co.in/books?id=NTo6c_PJWRgC&pg=RA1-PA255&lpg=RA1-PA255&dq=Two+staples+of+the+Paraguayan+diet+are+corn+and+cassava,&source=bl&ots=gjtXvXUxf3&sig=wpH57xAjVUDOk62Vm-yP6_YK4uk&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwik6tOj6q_ZAhVHKpQKHchNCvkQ6AEIKDAA#v=onepage&q=Two%20staples%20of%20the%20Paraguayan%20diet%20are%20corn%20and%20cassava%2C&f=false
  11. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lapacho and https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lapacho
  12. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sport_in_Paraguay
  13. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Flag_of_Paraguay
  14. https://www.theguardian.com/football/2006/jun/08/worldcup2006.sport7
  15. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Iguazu_Falls and https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Niagara_Falls
  16. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Itaipu_Dam
  17. https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/pa.html
  18. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jos%C3%A9_Luis_Chilavert and https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leryn_Franco
  19. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Capybara
  20. https://www.encyclopedia.com/places/latin-america-and-caribbean/south-american-political-geography/paraguay and https://a-z-animals.com/animals/location/south-america/paraguay/
  21. https://www.internationaltraveller.com/south-americas-best-kept-secret-paraguay/
  22. http://www.theborderlessproject.com/fun-facts-paraguay/
  23. http://time.com/5060046/uruguay-barbecue-world-record/ change data in the fact list
  24. https://brittanygoesglobal.com/2011/10/19/cultural-fun-facts-about-paraguay/
  25. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Duel
  26. https://9musesnews.com/2013/03/26/hidden-secrets-of-paraguay-100000-chickens/
  27. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paraguayan_War
  28. https://www.nytimes.com/2016/03/11/world/americas/the-dream-of-treasure-keeps-paraguayans-digging.html
  29. http://mentalfloss.com/article/22814/rutherford-b-hayes-national-hero-paraguay
  30. https://wiki2.org/en/Women%27s_suffrage and https://www.newspapers.com/newspage/15939764/
  31. https://www.economist.com/news/americas/21707589-surprising-success-landlocked-country-polka-lessons
  32. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_countries_by_electricity_exports
  33. http://www.coha.org/the-impact-of-deforestarion-on-paraguays-chaco/ and https://www.globalsecurity.org/military/world/paraguay/people.htm
  34. https://reliefweb.int/report/paraguay/growing-grain and check data for other items
  35. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Prostitution_in_Paraguay
  36. http://whc.unesco.org/en/list/648 and https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Mission_(1986_film)
  37. http://whc.unesco.org/en/list/648
  38. https://prezi.com/kfezjev9dohd/fiesta-de-san-juan-paraguay/
  39. https://www.internationaltraveller.com/south-americas-best-kept-secret-paraguay/
  40. http://www.telegraph.co.uk/travel/travelnews/8831702/Tales-of-cannibalism-from-the-South-Pacific.html