Geography in Paraguay

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Geography in Paraguay


The continent: America
  
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Area in Paraguay


Surface area

406 752 sq. km.[?] (2015)
(descending): 60 in the world of 233 (74,68%); 11 place in America 50 (80%)

Land area

397 300 sq. km.[?] (2015)
(descending): 59 in the world of 230 (74,78%); 11 place in America 50 (80%)

Territorial waters

9 452 sq. km.[?] (2015)
(descending): 49 in the world of 153 (68,63%); 12 place in America 29 (62,07%)

Land use in Paraguay


Land area

397 300 sq. km.[?] (2015)
(descending): 59 in the world of 230 (74,78%); 11 place in America 50 (80%)

Agricultural land

55,08 {% of land area[?]}
(2014)
(descending): 50 in the world of 208 (76,44%); 5 place in America 42 (90,48%)
2,99 % (0,599 % annual) ↘
min: 26,20; max: 55,08; max-min: 28,88 (52,43%); mid: 40,64;
14,44 (26,21%)
218 850 {sq.km.[?]}
(2014)
(descending): 49 in the world of 209 (77,03%); 9 place in America 42 (80,95%)
2,99 % (0,599 % annual) ↘
min: 104 110; max: 218 850; max-min: 114 740 (52,43%); mid: 161 480;
57 370 (26,21%)
3,33 {hectares per person[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 16 in the world of 207 (92,75%); 4 place in America 42 (92,86%)
2,77 % (0,555 % annual) ↗
min: 3,33; max: 5,41; max-min: 2,09 (38,54%); mid: 4,37;
-1,04 (-31,36%)

Arable land

12,08 {% of land area[?]}
(2014)
(descending): 88 in the world of 206 (57,77%); 11 place in America 42 (76,19%)
13,65 % (2,73 % annual) ↘
min: 1,76; max: 12,08; max-min: 10,32 (85,42%); mid: 6,92;
5,16 (42,71%)
50 000 {sq.km.[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 46 in the world of 206 (78,16%); 6 place in America 42 (88,10%)
17,10 % (3,42 % annual) ↘
min: 6 890; max: 50 000; max-min: 43 110 (86,22%); mid: 28 445;
21 555 (43,11%)
0,753 {hectares per person[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 8 in the world of 206 (96,60%); 3 place in America 42 (95,24%)
11,37 % (2,27 % annual) ↘
min: 0,325; max: 0,753; max-min: 0,428 (56,80%); mid: 0,539;
0,214 (28,40%)

Forest area

38,57 {% of land area[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 78 in the world of 205 (62,44%); 23 place in America 43 (48,84%)
10,62 % (2,12 % annual) ↗
min: 38,57; max: 53,25; max-min: 14,68 (27,57%); mid: 45,91;
-7,34 (-19,04%)
153 230 {sq. km.[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 38 in the world of 206 (82,04%); 13 place in America 43 (72,09%)
10,62 % (2,12 % annual) ↗
min: 153 230; max: 211 570; max-min: 58 340 (27,57%); mid: 182 400;
-29 170 (-19,04%)
2,31 {hectares per person[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 26 in the world of 204 (87,75%); 8 place in America 43 (83,72%)
18,26 % (3,65 % annual) ↗
min: 2,31; max: 5,02; max-min: 2,71 (54,03%); mid: 3,66;
-1,36 (-58,77%)

Terrestrial protected areas

6,50 {% of land area[?]}
(2014)
(descending): 151 in the world of 204 (26,47%); 34 place in America 42 (21,43%)
6,24 % (1,25 % annual) ↘
min: 2,91; max: 6,50; max-min: 3,59 (55,23%); mid: 4,71;
1,80 (27,62%)
26 227 {sq. km.[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 78 in the world of 202 (61,88%); 14 place in America 42 (69,05%)
0,0000994 {hectares per person[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 125 in the world of 202 (38,61%); 33 place in America 42 (23,81%)

Land boundaries and coastline in Paraguay


Length of land borders

4 655 km.[?] (2015)
(descending): 39 in the world of 166 (77,11%); 10 place in America 27 (66,67%)

Number of Neighbors

3 [?] (2015)
(descending): 86 in the world of 164 (48,17%); 7 place in America 26 (76,92%)

Elevation in Paraguay


mean elevation

178 m.[?] (2015)
(descending): 134 in the world of 163 (18,40%); 23 place in America 28 (21,43%)

lowest point

46 m.[?] (2015)
(descending): 33 in the world of 73 (56,16%); 2 place in America 7 (85,71%)

highest point

842 m.[?] (2015)
(descending): 172 in the world of 232 (26,29%); 32 place in America 50 (38%)

Main parameters in Paraguay


Population

6 639 123 number of people[?] (2015)
(descending): 106 in the world of 233 (54,94%); 17 place in America 50 (68%)
6,47 % (1,29 % annual) ↘
min: 1 902 871; max: 6 639 123; max-min: 4 736 252 (71,34%); mid: 4 270 997;
2 368 126 (35,67%)

Surface area

406 752 sq. km.[?] (2015)
(descending): 60 in the world of 233 (74,68%); 11 place in America 50 (80%)

Population density

16,71 people per sq. km of land area[?] (2015)
(descending): 199 in the world of 230 (13,91%); 43 place in America 50 (16%)
6,47 % (1,29 % annual) ↘
min: 4,92; max: 16,71; max-min: 11,79 (70,58%); mid: 10,81;
5,90 (35,29%)

Population growth rate

1,31 annual %[?] (2015)
(descending): 97 in the world of 216 (55,56%); 13 place in America 45 (73,33%)
1,27 % (0,255 % annual) ↗
min: 1,31; max: 2,90; max-min: 1,59 (54,72%); mid: 2,11;
-0,794 (-60,44%)

Surface area

6,13 hectar per person[?] (2015)
(ascending): 203 in the world of 233 (13,30%); 44 place in America 50 (14%)
6,91 % (1,38 % annual) ↗
min: 6,13; max: 21,39; max-min: 15,27 (71,36%); mid: 13,76;
-7,63 (-124,59%)