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Asunción, capital city


Cerro Akatí, nature reserve

cerro akati

Salto Cristal, waterfall

salto cristal fall

Picture by Annie Perdomo


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This subject guide contains a wide variety of sources in English and Spanish selected especially for the study of Paraguay's history, culture, and more. Click on the tabs at the top to see the best resources for research.

Contemporary Paraguay

Where is Paraguay?

Paraguay is located in central South America, it is bordered by Bolivia, Argentina, and Brazil. It is often referred to as the "Heart of South America". 

Paraguayan flag

The Paraguayan flag has a unique design. It differs on its obverse and reverse sides. The obverse of the flag depicts the national coat of arms and the reverse the seal of the treasury. It is the only United Nations recognized nation with a present-day flag that officially has two different designs on each side.

paraguayan flag both sides


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