Agence France-PresseApril 19, 2013 17:01
Paraguay, a small landlocked nation that is among Latin America's poorest and historically most turbulent, is set to elect a new president, vice president, 45 senators, 80 deputies and the governors of the country's 17 departments on Sunday.
Here are some facts about the country:
GEOGRAPHY: The country stretches across 406,752 square kilometers (157,048 square miles) of territory in the center of South America. Linked to the Atlantic Ocean by the Parana River, Paraguay borders Bolivia to the north, Brazil to the east and Argentina to the west.