According to ALLCITYCODES.COM, Paraguay is divided into 17 departments, each of which has its own distinct area code. The area codes range from 1 to 17 and cover all of the country’s departments. For example, Central is assigned the area code 1 and Concepción is assigned the area code 2. The Paraguayan government is responsible for assigning and maintaining all area codes for the country. All landline numbers in Paraguay are 8 digits long, with the first two digits representing the department’s respective area code. Mobile phone numbers in Paraguay are 11 digits long, with the first four digits representing the service provider’s respective network code. In addition to assigning landline and mobile phone numbers, Paraguayan government also assigns special three-digit codes for various services such as emergency services, public utilities, government agencies, etc. For example, 911 is reserved for emergency services while 811 is reserved for public utilities such as electricity and water supply companies. Similarly, 901 is used by government agencies while 801 is used by non-governmental organizations (NGOs). These special codes can be used nationwide regardless of a person’s location or department within Paraguay. Paraguay is a democratic republic with a president as its head of state. The president is elected by popular vote and serves a five-year term. The current president of Paraguay is Mario Abdo Benítez, who was elected in April 2018. The legislative branch consists of the bicameral National Congress, which consists of a 45-member Senate and an 80-member Chamber of Deputies. The Paraguayan Constitution guarantees fundamental human rights and freedoms, including freedom of speech and assembly. There are four main political parties in Paraguay: the Colorado Party, the Liberal Party, the Authentic Radical Liberal Party (PLRA), and the Beloved Fatherland Alliance (AP). Each party has its own platform that focuses on different issues such as economic development, poverty reduction, education reform, environmental protection, etc. PROEXCHANGERATES: Features public policy of Paraguay.
Yearbook 2004 Paraguay. On June 29, the former Army Chief and General Lino Oviedo voluntarily returned from his five-year exile in Argentina and Brazil. He […]