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Locale Code: gn-PY

The locale code represents Guaraní language in Paraguay.

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General information related to the locale code

Comprehensive gn-PY locale data for Paraguay
Country NameParaguay
Country Name (Local)Paraguay
Country Flag🇵🇾
Country Area406752 km2
Country Code (ISO 3166-1)PY
Language NameGuaraní
Language Name (Local)Avañe'ẽ
Language Code (ISO 639-1)gn
ContinentSouth America
RegionSouth America
Capital NameAsunción
Capital Latitude-25.30066
Capital Longitude-57.63591
Postal Code Format####
Postal Code Regex^(\d{4})$


The currency used for the locale code gn-PY is Guaraní.

Currency information for Paraguay and gn-PY locale
Currency NameGuaraní
Currency Name (Local)Paraguayan guaraní
Currency CodePYG
Currency Symbol
Currency Numeric600
Currency Subunit Value100
Currency Subunit NameCentimos


Paraguay has one timezone with UTC offset UTC-04:00.



Paraguay shares borders with 3 countries and it's landlocked.

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What is 'gn-PY' locale code?

Every locale code is a unique identifier for a specific language and country (or region). It is used in software development to localize applications and websites. Locale code is a combination of ISO 639-1 language code and ISO 3166-1 country code. For example, gn_PY is a locale code for Guaraní language in Paraguay. Locale codes are used to define the language and country settings for date, time, currency, and number formatting. They are also used to translate user interfaces and messages in software applications. Locale codes are essential for building multilingual and internationalized software products. They are used in programming languages, frameworks, and libraries to provide internationalization and localization features. Locale codes are also used in databases, operating systems, and web browsers to provide language and country-specific settings. Locale codes are standardized by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) and are widely used in software development.