Paraguay - Geographic information
Paraguay is strategically located in the heart of South America. It limits to the north and northwest with Bolivia, to the southwest, south and east with Argentina and to the northwest and east with Brazil.
Its capital is Asuncion with two millions inhabitants’ including surroundings, and with a total of 5.206.101 inhabitants in all. The weather is subtropical. Summers in Paraguay (from December to March) have an average temperature of 30 Grades Celsius or 86 Grades Fahrenheit, while winter (from July to September) is pleasant with an average temperature of 14 grades Celsius or 57 grades Fahrenheit. Rainy season goes generally in January and October, while the driest month goes from May to August.

Estancia Santa Clara is located in the district of Caapucú, department of Paraguarí. Caapucú have 7.993 inhabitants of a total of 226.514 inhabitants of the Paraguarí department.

Useful information
Currency: Guaraní
Exchange: 1 U$S = 6.800 Guaraníes approximately.
Business hours: From 8.00 to 12:00 / from 14:30 to 19:00
Shopping: from 9:00 to 21:00
Banks: Monday to Friday from 8:30 to 12:30
Electric Current: 220 Volts.
Language: it’s a bilingual country that speaks Spanish and Guaraní...
Vaccines: Nowadays they don’t ask for any kind of vaccine.
Taxes: IVA is 10% and in the international airport passengers who embark in international flights pays 18 dollars. For national flights the tax is 3 dollars.

Documents needed for foreigners to enter Paraguay
MERCOSUR: Document identification.
Other Countries: Passport. Visa for some countries.

Entries to Paraguay
By air
International Airport Silvio Pettirossi: located in Luque (20 kms. from Asunción downtown). International flight companies operate with direct flights to capitals of MERCOSUR, and with connections to the United States, Europe and other destinies.

By land

From Argentina
Coming by Encarnación through Posadas, to the south of the country, 370 km. from Asuncion. Also by Puerto Falcon, from Formosa province, 60 km. from Asunción.

From Brazil
From de east, through the bridge “Puente Internacional de la Amistad”, from Foz de Iguaçu to Ciudad del Este (330 Km., from Asunción). From Punta Porá to Pedro Juan Caballero, in the northwest of the country (520 km. from Asunción)

From Bolivia
From Santa Cruz de la Sierra to Gral. Eugenio A. Garay (approximately 795 km. from Asunción)

Kilómetro 141, Ruta 1
Departamento de Paraguarí
Caapucú, Paraguay
Teléfono/Fax: +595 21 605-729
Celular: +595 981 405-020