The first inhabitants of the Paraguays land were the Indians. Guaranies conquered the land. The Guaranies were a Spanish-speaking nation. La Geografia Paraguay is located in Southern South America. Argentina is Southwest, Brazil on the east, and Bolivia on the Northwest surrounds the country. Paraguay has no mountain ranges, except the Andean foothills lie beyond the border of Paraguay. Paraguay has no coastal lines because it is inland. The country has many rivers.
Some are the Paraguay River, the Verde River, the Monte River, and the Alto Parana River. The capital of the country is Asuncion. It is located in the southwest bordering f Argentina. El Clima The country has warm weather. It is very hot and humid in spring, summer, and fall. The winters could be a little colder but there is no snow. Paraguay is a fairly small country so the weather in generally the same all over the country. Hurricanes and tornadoes are not common in the country. However, it rains a lot and floods are common.
La Agricultura Some of the natural resources are rivers and trees. The country produces soybean, sugarcane, cassava, seed cotton, corn and oranges. La gente del pais About 3 million people live in the country. The groups that make up society are the 3 political arties. The parties are the green, blue, and the red. Natalicio DeMaria Talavera was the first poet from Paraguay. Juan Natalicio was a well-known poet. Rigoberto Arevalo and Samuel Aguayo are well-known musicians. Ariel Ramirez is a famous harpist.
Soccer, tennis and listening to music are the most popular leisure activities. “Olimpia” and Guamani” are football teams from Paraguay. Soccer as known in America is called football in Paraguay. La ley de la tierra The official languages of Paraguay are Guarani and Spanish. The official religion is Roman Catholic. The country has a republic government. In Paraguay, Elementary school is free and compulsory for children ages 6-12. Most people attend secondary schools to gain a higher education.
Paraguay has an Army. Las costumbres culturales In Paraguay, there are a few traditional ceremonies celebrated. March 14th and 15th is Paraguays Independence Day. People barbecuing and having a parade is what people do to celebrate it. Many catholic holidays are celebrated, too. Some of the Paraguayan typical foods are Sopa Paraguaya, Bitter mate is a common drink along with green tea. Chicken, pork, and beef is eaten a lot. Corn and other Indian foods are eaten a lot, also.