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  Paraguay - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Lying on both banks of the Paraguay River, it borders Argentina to the south and southwest, Brazil to the northeast and Bolivia to the northwest.
In the disastrous War of the Triple Alliance (1865–1870), Paraguay lost two-thirds of its adult male population and 140,000 km² of its territory.
Paraguay's highly centralised and often dictatorial government was fundamentally changed by the 1992 constitution, which provides for a division of powers.
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 Paraguay   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Europeans first arrived in the area in the early 16th century and the settlement of Asunción was founded in 1537.
The Paraguayan landscape consists of grassy plains and wooded hills in the region east of Paraguay River that divides the country in two; the region west of the river, the (Gran) Chaco features mostly low, marshy plains near the river and dry forest and thorny scrub further west.
Paraguay has a market economy marked by a large informal sector.
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 Paraguay - Gurupedia
Alfredo Stroessner was overthrown in 1989, and, despite a marked increase in political infighting in recent years, relatively free and regular presidential elections have been held since then.
Paraguay's highly centralised and often dictatorial government was fundamentally changed by the 1992
Koreans, ethnic Chinese, Arabs, Brazilians, and Argentines are among those who have settled in Paraguay and they have to an extent retained their respective languages.
www.gurupedia.com /p/pa/paraguay.htm   (727 words)

  
 Encyclopedia: Paraguay
Map of Paraguay Panteón de los Héroes in Asunción Asunción, population 500,939 (1992), is the capital of Paraguay.
Main article: Politics of Paraguay Paraguays highly centralized government was fundamentally changed by the 1992 constitution, which reinforced a division of powers that in the previous two Constitutions existed mostly in the paper.
Paraguay consists of 18 departments (departamentos, singular - departamento): The word department has a number of meanings: It can mean an administrative sector of the government.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Paraguay   (3310 words)

  
 Demographics of Paraguay Information   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The term demographics is often used erroneously for demography, the study of human population and its structure and change.
Demographics is interested in any population characteristic that might be useful in understanding what people think, what they are willing to buy, and how many fit this profile.
Demographic trends have been used to explain everything from the demand for vacation properties, to the tennis craze of the 1970s, to election and stock market results.
www.echostatic.com /Demographics_of_Paraguay.html   (1363 words)

  
 Paraguay   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Paraguay's highly centralised and often dictatorial government was fundamentally changed by the 1992 constitution which provides for a division of The president and vice president are elected the same ticket by popular vote for terms after which the president appoints a cabinet.
Germans Japanese Koreans ethnic Chinese Arabs Brazilians and Argentines are among those who have settled Paraguay and they have to an extent their respective languages.
Paraguay's population is distributed unevenly throughout the The vast majority of the people live the eastern region most within 160 kilometers Asunción the capital and largest city.
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 Paraguay Information   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The name "Paraguay" is derived from the Guarani languageGuarani words "pará", meaning "this side" and "guay", meaning "river".
Paraguay's highly centralised and often dictatorshipdictatorial government was fundamentally changed by the 1992 constitution, which provides for a division of powers.
The President of Paraguaypresident and vice president are elected on the same ticket by popular vote for five-year terms, after which the president appoints a cabinet (government)cabinet.
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 demographics of paraguay   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The vast majority of the people live in the eastern region, most within 160 kilometers (100 mi.) of Asuncion, the capital and largest city.
Ethnically, culturally, and socially, Paraguay has one of the most homogeneous populations in South America.
Germans, Japanese, Koreans, ethnic Chinese, Arabs, Brazilians, and Argentines are among those who have settled in Paraguay.
www.yourencyclopedia.net /demographics_of_paraguay.html   (251 words)

  
 wikien.info: Main_Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The name "Paraguay" is derived from the Guarani words "para", meaning "this side" and "guay", meaning "river".
Paraguay's economy is very dependant from Brazil, its neighboor in the east.
Ciudad del Este is the third major free-tax commerce zone of the world, only behind to Hong Kong and Miami, and is where the second biggest dam of the world, the Itaipu dam, is located.
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 What Is The Capital Of Paraguay   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
''Main article: History of Paraguay'' Europeans first arrived in the area in the early 16th century and the settlement of Asunción was founded in 1537.
A succession of presidents governed Paraguay under the banner of the Colorado Party from 1880 until 1904, when the Liberal party seized control, ruling with only a brief interruption until 1940.
Paraguay's highly centralized government was fundamentally changed by the 1992 constitution, which reinforced a division of powers that in the previous two Constitutions existed mostly on paper.
www.wwwtln.com /finance/205/what-is-the-capital-of-paraguay.html   (1308 words)

  
 Paraguay Travel Information | Lonely Planet Destination Guide
Paraguay is South America's 'empty quarter', a country little known even to its neighbours.
PJ O'Rourke summed it up bluntly when he wrote 'Paraguay is nowhere and famous for nothing' - and then, on a short visit to cover elections, promptly fell in love with the place.
Disclaimer: We've tried to make the information on this web site as accurate as possible, but it is provided 'as is' and we accept no responsibility for any loss, injury or inconvenience sustained by anyone resulting from this information.
www.lonelyplanet.com /worldguide/destinations/south-america/paraguay   (120 words)

  
 Paraguay   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
With Uruguay winning 1-0 against Argentina on Wednesday, Colombia's success by the same margin in Paraguay was something of a hollow victory.
ASUNCION, Paraguay (AP) - Luis Gabrield Rey scored in the seventh minute to give Colombia a 1-0 victory over Paraguay Wednesday night, but it was not enough to...
Paraguay finished the qualifiers in fourth place, behind Brazil, Argentina and Ecuador, and three points ahead of Uruguay, who will play against Australia the...
www.wikiverse.org /paraguay   (888 words)

  
 Encyclopedia: Demographics of Paraguay
Map of Paraguay Pante n de los H roes in Asunci n Asunci n, population 500,939 (1992), is the capital of Paraguay.
Landscape in the Gran Chaco, Paraguay The Gran Chaco (Quechua chaqu, hunting land), dubbed by some as the last South American frontier, is an arid, sparsely populated, very hot, semi-desertic, lowland region of the River Plate basin, divided between Bolivia, Paraguay, Argentina and a small portion in Brazil called...
Headquartered in Rome, Italy, the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations programs seek to raise levels of nutrition and standards of living; to improve the production, processing, marketing, and distribution of food and agricultural products; to promote rural development; and, by these means, to eliminate hunger.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Demographics-of-Paraguay   (475 words)

  
 Population Index - Volume 55 - Number 1
The impact of demographic change in Japan on social welfare is analyzed, with particular reference to the effect of demographic aging.
The demographic impact of the War of the Triple Alliance of 1864-1870 on the population of Paraguay is discussed.
In addition, the epidemic's impact on a range of demographic variables is calculated....The simulated population is stratified by age, gender, sexual behavior, marital status and infection/disease status.
popindex.princeton.edu /browse/v55/n1/l.html   (2800 words)

  
 TradePort Country Profiles from World Trade Press
Paraguay maintains a well-developed educational system, with a resulting high literacy rate by South American standards.
Grassy plains and wooded hills east of Rio Paraguay; Gran Chaco region west of Rio Paraguay mostly low, marshy plain near the river, and dry forest and thorny scrub elsewhere.
Paraguay is also expected to fall further behind in its debt payments and perhaps even default.
www.tradeport.org /countries/paraguay/01grw.html   (479 words)

  
 Film Culture in Paraguay: Interview with Hugo Gamarra Etcheverry
HG: Paraguay is the size of California, divided in half by the Paraguay river; the east side is the most populated, fertile agricultural land with many streams and rivers, the west side is mostly deserted but with plenty of cattle and wildlife.
One interesting demographic aspect of the Paraguayan population is that of almost 5 million people, largely “mestizo” (mixture of Spanish and Guarani aboriginal), 70% is under 35 years of age, and almost 50% is under 25.
Paraguay is today a small country surrounded by two giant countries who have, across history, almost caused Paraguay to disappear.
www.sensesofcinema.com /contents/02/21/echeverry_interview.html   (6444 words)

  
 Paraguay   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
SAO PAULO (Dow Jones)--It is increasingly likely that the outbreak of the highly contagious cattle disease foot-and-mouth in the Brazilian state of Mato Grosso do Sul was caused by cows from neighboring Paraguay, state officials said Friday.
The street which surrounds Paraguay's training complex is to be given a new name following the national team's qualification for next summer's World Cup finals in Germany.
ECUADOR and Paraguay both qualified for the World Cup yesterday, leaving Uruguay, Colombia and Chile scrambling for the right to play off against Australia for another place in Germany.
www.infothis.com /find/Paraguay   (1245 words)

  
 Paraguay   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Also, Paraguay and Ecuador joined already-qualified Brazil and Argentina from South America, while Costa Rica beat the United States 3-0 to earn the third berth out of CONCACAF.
Paraguay beats Argentina for first time in World Cup qualifying 1...
Paraguay, Venezuela move on in South American heat
www.insideparaguay.com   (623 words)

  
 Paraguay   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The expression in Guarani is thought to refer solely to Asuncion, but in Spanish refers to the entire country.
Main article: Departments of Paraguay image Paraguay consists of 18 departments (departamentos, singular - departamento):
Ciudad del Este is the third major free-tax commerce zone of the world, only behind to Hong Kong and Miami, and is where the biggest and most powerful dam of the world, the Itaipu dam, is located.
www.yotor.com /wiki/en/pa/Paraguay.htm   (897 words)

  
 Demographics of Paraguay - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The vast majority of the people live in the eastern region, most within 160 kilometres (100 mi.) of Asuncion, the capital and largest city.
About 75% of all Paraguayans also speak Spanish.
Demographics of Paraguay, Data of FAO, year 2005 ; Number of inhabitants in thousands.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Demographics_of_Paraguay   (243 words)

  
 Paraguay - OneLook Dictionary Search
Paraguay : The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
Paraguay : The New Dictionary of Cultural Literacy [home, info]
Phrases that include Paraguay: paraguay tea, capital of paraguay, paraguay river, republic of paraguay, communications in paraguay, more...
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 Paraguay
Accurate estimates for the number of lawyers and the number of believers involved in the legal profession in Paraguay were unavailable at the time of publication.
One delegate from Paraguay, Christian lawyer Arturo Begraglio, is actively involved in the world of social communication as Director of Radio station FM TRINIDAD 90.1 in the capital city of Asuncion, Paraguay.
Please pray for the advocates who are working to improve the human rights and religious freedom situation in Paraguay.
www.advocatesinternational.org /pages/global/latinAmerica/paraguay.php   (148 words)

  
 Statebuilding in Comparative Perspective   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Blinn Reber, Vera "The Demographics of Paraguay: A Reinterpretation of the Great War, 1864-1870" HAHR, 68:2, pp.
Leuchars, Chris To the Bitter End: Paraguay and the War of the Triple Alliance.
Warren, Harris Gaylord Paraguay and the Triple Alliance: the post war decade, 1869-1878.
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 GlobalCircle portal  P-Q   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Pakistan- geography, demographics, economy, modern history to 1994
Except for an incredibly inadequate account of casualties in the invasion, it is an interesting account of the history of US-Panamanian affairs, culminating in the December, 1989
Paraguay- geography, demographics, economy, modern history to 1994
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 PARAGUAY FACTS AND INFORMATION   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Republic of Paraguay is a landlocked republic in South_America.
Lying on both banks of the Paraguay_River, it borders Argentina to the south and southwest, Brazil to the northeast and Bolivia to the northwest.
''At the Tomb of the Inflatable Pig : Travels Through Paraguay'' John Gimlette
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 OPIC Links: Paraguay
Demographics: Population Reference Bureau 2004 World Population Datasheet
Demographics: Population Reference Bureau Articles, Datasheets and Reports
Demographics: Population Reference Bureau Population and Health Datafinder
www.opic.gov /links/countryInfo.asp?country=Paraguay&region=lac   (620 words)

  
 DHL: Corporate - Paraguay Service Information   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Addresses in Paraguay where you can leave a shipment for delivery.
The location of the office from where DHL activities in Paraguay are controlled.
Information that may be of interest to you when doing business with Paraguay
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 Paraguay from go2wo
Geography, demographics, economy, history, and government (see also Research)
E-Conflict World Encyclopedia - Paraguay - national anthem, flag, map, people, economy, geography, government, defence, news and weather
Governments on the WWW - Paraguay - comprehensive database of governmental institutions - parliaments, ministries, offices, law courts, embassies, etc
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