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Paraguay
(4,356 words)

Paraguay Retãn (The Republic of Paraguay)

Demographics (United Nations)

Population

7,066,000

Area

410,000 sq. km (160,000 sq. mi)

Population density

17/sq. km (45/sq. mi)

Growth rate p.a.

1.26% (per 1,000: births 19, deaths 6)

Under 15 years

29%

Urban dwellers

62% (1.64% p.a.)

Largest cities

Asunción 3,337,000; Ciudad del Este 322,000

Languages & peoples (World Christian Database)

Mother tongues

86% Guarani, 6% Spanish (87% second …

Cite this page
“Paraguay”, in: World Christian Encyclopedia Online, Todd M. Johnson, Gina A. Zurlo. Consulted online on 29 July 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2666-6855_WCEO_COM_02PRY>
First published online: 2020



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