ParaguayBy: Abby, Austin, Caleb, and Molly
Major Cities
  • AsunciĆ³n is the capital and largest city.
  • Ciudad del Este is the 2nd largest city.
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Demographics
  • They have about 7 million people
  • Paraguay is about the size of California
  • Has a temperate to subtropical climate
  • Has a constitutional republic
  • Almost all of the people are mestizo (mixed Spanish and Guarani Indian)
  • There are two official languages; Spanish and Guarani
  • 92% of population is Catholic

History of Immigrants
  • European and Middle Eastern immigrants made their way to Paraguay after the war of the triple alliance.


Current Events
  • Paraguay became the 8th main exporter of beef they are currently doubling in beef farming.
  • After being delayed several times the Argentinian president finally came to Paraguay and met with their country.


The Paraguayan Rural Association plans to double cattle slaughtering by 2020
The Paraguayan Rural Association plans to double cattle slaughtering by 2020


Slang Words/Phrases
  • Chupa means teachers pet
  • Purete means cool
  • Argel means unpleasent
  • Barete means strong
  • macana means prank
  • pirapire means money
  • hendy means money

http://www.spanishdict.com/answers/167853/slang-and-dialetct-for-money-in-english-and-spanish

Music and Culture:
  • The Paraguayan polka
  • Guarania
  • Mestizos
  • Most of their culture is based on European countries
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Flag:
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