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Paraguay and Bolivia are the only
landlocked countries in South America.
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Countries neighbouring Paraguay are: Bolivia,
Brazil and Argentina.
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The capital of Paraguay is in the south of the country, near the
joining of the Paraguay and Pilcomayo rivers.
Founded on August 15, 1537, the fort was named Nuestra Senora de la
Asuncion; in celebration of the August 15th feast day of the Assumption of the Virgin.
It went on to serve as the administrative centre of the Rio de la
Plata region of the viceroyalty of Peru, until 1617.
Asunci�n is not as isolated as it seems; it's connected by rail and
river with Buenos Aires and other South American cities.
Accommodation in Asuncion
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Dr. Camacho Dure 555, Villa Antelco, Asuncion.
Elegantly furnished apartments and outdoor pool.
The Hotel Westfalenhaus is in a quiet but central location of Asunci�n. The bedrooms are
comfortable, with bathroom, air-conditioning, Cable TV (including US-Cable programs),
phone with direct international access and mini bar (for free). There's also a beautiful
swimming pool with shady terraces and garden-bar, conference-rooms, restaurant, nice yards
and parking space.
San Francisco 452 c/ Espana, Julian Alarcon 1189.
Estancia Santa Clara is located on a beautiful, peaceful ranch surrounded by endless hills
and plains where you can feel in harmony with nature. It is built on 2,100 hectares and
located in Caapuc�, 141 km from Asunci�n. Price includes accommodation, breakfast,
lunch, snack, dinner and all the activities you can handle.
The Gran Chaco is the region to the west of the Paraguay River -
grassy plains and scrub forests that extend into Bolivia, Argentina, and Brazil.
In the summer rainy season, December to April, the region is subject
to flooding and large areas become swampy.
Few roads and railways cross the Chaco, so the isolated settlements
tend to be occupied by the Paraguayan army or Mennonite communities.
Boundary disputes escalated into the Chaco War, in 1929, when Bolivia
invaded an area claimed by Paraguay.
Most Paraguayans have some Guarana ancestry; a great influence on the
Founded as Itapua, in 1632, the former Jesuits' mission, or
reduccione, is Paraguay's southern road and rail terminus.
Located in central Paraguay, Concepcion is connected to
south-west Brazil by road.
Idiomas en Paraguay, is a language school dedicated to teaching Spanish and Guarani to
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