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General Information

The official languages of Paraguay are Spanish, Guarani.

The national currency of Paraguay is Guaraní (PYG).

1 PYG equals  .
equals  PYG.

Location

Paraguay

The distance from to Paraguay is miles or km. The estimated travel time is .

Climate and Travel Season

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Safety

According to the U.S. Department of State, it should be safe to travel to Paraguay. Exercise normal precautions in Paraguay. Some areas have increased risk. Read the entire Travel Advisory. Click here for the full travel advisory and further information by the U.S. government.

Dial 911 to call the police in Paraguay.

LGBT

Paraguay has a score of -6 in the SPARTACUS Gay Travel Index. Paraguay ranks #137 worldwide.

There are no legal restrictions on same-sex sexual relations or the organization of LGBTI events in Paraguay.

Travel Vaccinations

Your country is on the list of confirmed local Zika virus transmissions. Zika is transmitted by mosquito bites. No vaccine is yet available for the prevention or treatment of Zika virus infections.

All travelers to Paraguay should be up-to-date on the following vaccines:

  • Measles
  • Routine vaccines

Moreover, the following travel vaccines/medicines are recommended because there is a risk of these diseases in Paraguay:

  • Hepatitis A
  • Typhoid

The following vaccines/medicines might be needed depending on where and how long you are staying. Please consult your doctor.

  • Hepatitis B
  • Rabies
  • Yellow Fever
  • Malaria
Visa Information

A visa might be required to travel to this country.

Make sure your passport is valid for your intended period of stay. Some countries even require your passport to be valid for six months beyond the intended date of departure.

Power Plugs

You likely need a power plug adapter in Paraguay to use your electronic devices from .

The voltage in Paraguay differs from the voltage in . You may need a voltage converter to be able to use your devices.

In Paraguay, the standard voltage is 220 V and the frequency is 50 Hz. The following power plugs are used:

  • Type C
Weather

The temperature difference between Paraguay and is °F / °C. Make sure you pack the right clothes.

Looks like it's pretty rainy in Paraguay. Don't forget waterproof clothing!

Rain tomorrow through Thursday.

Date Temperature Humidity Precipitation
Fri November 08 72–93°F  /  22–34°C 82% 25%
Sat November 09 74–99°F  /  23–37°C 76% 81%
Sun November 10 71–92°F  /  22–33°C 86% 90%
Mon November 11 72–96°F  /  22–36°C 76% 9%
Tue November 12 74–97°F  /  23–36°C 70% 51%
Wed November 13 76–90°F  /  24–32°C 83% 97%
Thu November 14 72–84°F  /  22–29°C 97% 99%
Fri November 15 68–89°F  /  20–32°C 76% 5%

Sunrise and Sunset

The sun rises at 06:04 am and sets at 07:11 pm. This equates to 13.1 hours of daylight.

When the sun rises in Paraguay, it is in . When the sun sets in Paraguay, it is in .

Taxi

The average base fare for a taxi in Paraguay is 5.00 PYG. Every kilometer costs an additional 15.00 PYG. Every hour of waiting time costs 60.00 PYG.

Car Rental

International driving permits are recognized in Paraguay.

The minimum driving age is 18.

Right-hand traffic, keep to the right side of the road. Keep this in mind when renting a car!

The price of one liter of gasoline is approximately 5.00 PYG in Paraguay.

Landmarks and Activities

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Food/Drink

The price for the recommended minimum amount of food per person per day is 26.00 PYG.

The legal drinking age in Paraguay is 20. This is also the minimum age to purchase alcohol.

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Tipping Etiquette

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Travel Scams

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