Paraguay destination information

All you need to know before visiting Paraguay

Paraguay summary

Paraguay is a medium sized country with around 7M Paraguayan. Official languages are Guaraní and Spanish. Paraguay uses metric system (kilograms, centimeters, °C). Time zone is UTC-04:00 with daylight saving time. Currency used in Paraguay is Guarani (PYG).

🎫 Border Rank #️⃣ 167
🗺️ Passport Rank #️⃣ 69

ATMs in Paraguay are Common. Internet speed in Paraguay is on average 1.6 Mbps.

🏙️ Asuncion
🗣️ Spanish Guaraní
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 7M ☀️ ~23 °C 🌧 ~91 mm 👍 Developing 🚩 407k km2 (157k mi²)
🎫 Visa Exemption
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🏥 Health regulation
🛃 Customs rules
🏛️ Embassies


Socket 🔌

Paraguay uses 220V, 50Hz with socket and plug Type C.

Languages 🗣️

  • Spanish
  • Guaraní


Currency 💱

1000 PYG = 0.15 USD

Paraguay uses the Paraguayan guaraní (symbol: ?), code PYG.Banknotes come in denominations of 100000, 50000, 20000, 10000, 5000 and 2000 guaranis. Guarani is subdivided into 100 céntimos. Coins come in denominations of 1000, 500, 100 and 50 guaranis.

ATM 🏧🏦


Automatic teller machines are common in Paraguay. You can usually find them in both large & small cities.You do not need a chip & PIN card to use an ATM — your standard magnetic card will work fine.

Tipping 💁🏽

Card 💳


Mobile Phone 📱

Paraguay uses GSM mobile networks GSM 850 and GSM 1900.

Roaming 🌐

If you don't want to buy SIM card in Paraguay upon arrival, make sure to check the roaming charges with your telecom provider before your departure so there are no surprises when you return home.

Emergency Calls 🚨

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Calling ☎️


To call Paraguay, dial +, then 595 (the country code for Paraguay), then the area code (without the initial 0) and the local number.


For local calls within Paraguay, start with the area code (with the initial 0). In the case above area code is 21 .

international: + 595 21 1234567
calling local: 021 1234567

Internet connection

Internet Speed 💯

Internet speed in Paraguay is on average 1.6 Mbps.

Wifi 📡

WiFi coverage in Paraguay is low. It is not as easy to find one.

SIM Card #️⃣

You can buy a SIM card for about 95,948.16 PYG, which includes 2 GB of data plan. You can choose from 4 telecoms: Claro, Personal, Tigo or VOX.


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Limits 🚦


Temperature 🌡️

Rainfall ☔

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