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ID: 1000055
 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Paraguay (nation)  Paraguay (nation)

Coordinates:
Lat: 23 00 00 S  degrees minutes   Lat: -23.0000  decimal degrees
Long: 058 00 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -58.0000  decimal degrees

Note: Original inhabitants of area were Guaraní-speaking Amerindians, who were seminomadic and practiced agriculture, hunting and fishing; Spanish arrived in early 16th century; Jesuits had great power 1606-1767; part of viceroyalty Río de la Plata 1776-1810; official language is Spanish.

Names:
Paraguay (preferred,C,V,English-P,U,N)
Paraguay (Spanish-P,U,N)
Paraguay (Guarani-P,U,N)
Paraguay (French-P,U,N)
Paraguay Retãn (C,V,O,Guarani,U,N)
República del Paraguay (C,V,O,Spanish,U,N)
Republic of Paraguay (C,O,English,U,N)
République du Paraguay (C,O,French,U,N)
Paraguai (C,O)
Парагвай (C,O,Russian-P,U)
Республика Парагвай (C,O,Russian,U)
巴拉圭 (C,O,Chinese-P,U)
巴拉圭共和国 (C,O,Chinese,U)
باراغواي (C,O,Arabic-P,U)
جُهور ةً باراغواي (C,O,Arabic,U)
PRY (C,O,ISO3L)
PY (C,O,ISO2L)
ISO600 (C,O,ISO3N)
PA00 (C,O,FIPS)
Paraguayan (C,O,English,U,A)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of South America (continent)  ....  South America (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Paraguay (nation)  ........  Paraguay (nation) (P)

Place Types:
nation (preferred, C)  ............  gained independence May 14, 1811
primary political unit (C)
independent sovereign nation (C)
republic (C)
dictatorship (H)  ............  until 1840

Related geographic places:
capital is ....  Asunción .......... (inhabited place)
..................  (World, South America, Paraguay, Región Oriental, Asunción) [7005280]
member of ....  United Nations .......... (organization)
................  (World) [7029605]
................  joined organization in 1945

Sources and Contributors:
ISO600..........  [VP]
.................  ISO Country Codes (1996) 19
PA00..........  [VP]
...........  NIMA, GNS ADM1 Codes (1999) 64
Paraguai..........  [VP]
.................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) 320
Paraguay..........  [BHA, VP Preferred]
.................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1988)
.................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) IX, 137 ff.
.................  Petit Robert II, Noms (1989)
.................  Times Atlas of the World (1988) plate 118
.................  Times Concise Atlas of the World (1995) I-73
.................  UN Terminology Bulletin 345 (1993) 74
.................  UNGEGN List of Country Names (2007) accessed 22 July 2009
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 925-926
Paraguayan..........  [VP]
.......................  UN Terminology Bulletin 347 (1997) 29
Paraguay Retãn..........  [VP]
.............................  UNGEGN List of Country Names (2007) accessed 22 July 2009
.............................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 30 July 2013
PRY..........  [VP]
...........  ISO Handbook (1988) 782
PY..........  [VP]
...........  ISO Country Codes (1996) 19
República del Paraguay..........  [VP]
.........................................  Britannica Book of the Year (1991) 679
.........................................  Britannica Book of the Year (1993) 690
Republic of Paraguay..........  [VP]
...................................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 493-494
...................................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
République du Paraguay..........  [VP]
.........................................  ISO Handbook (1988) 782
Парагвай..........  [VP]
.................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 30 July 2013
Республика Парагвай..........  [VP]
...................................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 30 July 2013
巴拉圭..........  [VP]
...........  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 30 July 2013
巴拉圭共和国..........  [VP]
.................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 30 July 2013
باراغواي..........  [VP]
.................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 30 July 2013
جُهور ةً باراغواي..........  [VP]
................................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 30 July 2013
Subject: .....  [BHA, VP]
..................  Britannica Book of the Year (1991) 679
..................  Britannica Book of the Year (1993) 690
..................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1988)
..................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 493-494
..................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) IX, 137 ff.
..................  ISO Country Codes (1996) 19
..................  ISO Handbook (1988) 782
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
..................  NIMA, GNS ADM1 Codes (1999) 64
..................  Petit Robert II, Noms (1989)
..................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) 320
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1988) plate 118
..................  Times Concise Atlas of the World (1995) I-73
..................  UN Terminology Bulletin 345 (1993) 74
..................  UN Terminology Bulletin 347 (1997) 29
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 925-926
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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