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Paraguay: Geography#

LocationCentral South America, northeast of Argentina, southwest of Brazil
Geographic Coordinates23 00 S, 58 00 W -23.0,-58.0
Area total: 406,752 sq km
land: 397,302 sq km
water: 9,450 sq km
[Verified in 8 databases]
Land boundariestotal: 3,995 km
border countries: Argentina 1,880 km, Bolivia 750 km, Brazil 1,365 km
Coastline0 km (landlocked)
Elevation Extremeslowest point: junction of Rio Paraguay and Rio Parana 46 m
highest point: Cerro Pero 842 m
Highest Mountains
Terraingrassy 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
Natural Hazardslocal flooding in southeast (early September to June); poorly drained plains may become boggy (early October to June)
Natural Resourcehydropower, timber, iron ore, manganese, limestone
Land Usearable land: 9.59%
permanent crops: 0.22%
other: 90.19% (2011)
Climatesubtropical to temperate; substantial rainfall in the eastern portions, becoming semiarid in the far west
Irrigated Land670 sq km (2003)
Renewable Water Resources336 cu km (2011)
Environment_CurrentIssuesdeforestation; water pollution; inadequate means for waste disposal pose health risks for many urban residents; loss of wetlands
Environment - international agreementsparty to: Biodiversity, Climate Change, Climate Change-Kyoto Protocol, Desertification, Endangered Species, Hazardous Wastes, Law of the Sea, Ozone Layer Protection, Wetlands
signed, but not ratified: none of the selected agreements
Large CitiesDue to difference in city rankings taken from two data sources we are listing here both lists :
According to Wolfram: Asunción; Ciudad del Este; San Lorenzo; Luque; Capiatá
According to Geonames: Asunción; Ciudad del Este; San Lorenzo; Capiatá; Lambaré

Attempted Explanation: Please help us to try to explain the discrepancies by sending us helpful information to office@global-geography.org
Important Cities
Geography-notelandlocked; lies between Argentina, Bolivia, and Brazil; population concentrated in southern part of country