🇵🇾 Flag of Paraguay

Flag of Paraguay

The flag of Paraguay has been adopted in 1842 by President Rodriguez de Francia, a great admirer of France. That is why he chose the colors of the French tricolor for the national flag, however, he decided to place the stripes horizontally. The flag is unique because of its obverse and reverse sides are different. The center of the white stripe on the front of the flag bears a national coat of arms where a yellow five-pointed star surrounded by a green wreath and an inscription "República del Paraguay" is placed. Allegedly, the star was shining over the capital city Asuncion in 1811 when the independence of Paraguay was declared. The reverse side is decorated with an emblem of the Ministry of Finance and an inscription "Paz y Justicia" at the same place.

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Main information

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Country Paraguay
Capital city Asunción
Continent South America
Population 6,783,374 (2013)
Total area 406,752 km2
Formation 14. 5. 1811
Highest point Cerro Pero (Cerro Tres Kandu) (842 m)
GDP $ 6,053 (IMF, 2012)
Currency paraguayan guaraní (PYG)
Code PY (PRY)
Calling code +595
Internet TLD .py

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Name of country in other languages

Czech Paraguay (Asunción)
English Paraguay (Asunción)
German Paraguay (Asunción)
French Paraguay (Asuncion)
Italian Paraguay (Asunción)
Spanish Paraguay (Asunción)
Russian Парагвай (Асунсьон)
Slovak Paraguaj (Asunción)
Polish Paragwaj (Asunción)
Portuguese Paraguai (Assunção)
Chinese 巴拉圭 (亚松森)
Japanese パラグアイ (アスンシオン)
Turkish Paraguay (Asunción)
Norwegian Paraguay (Asunción)
Swedish Paraguay (Asunción)
Hungarian Paraguay (Asunción)
Dutch Paraguay (Asuncion)
Danish Paraguay (Asunción)
Finnish Paraguay (Asunción)
Hebrew פרגוואי (אסונסיון)