Paraguay Population

Paraguay Population

According to itypetravel, most of the Indian population of Paraguay at the time of the Spanish conquest was represented by GuaranĂ­ groups who lived essentially on itinerant agriculture; they welcomed without enmity the first Europeans who came to settle in their fertile lands, but the institution of the encomiendas, where the natives worked almost in a state of slavery, and the forced recruitment had disastrous consequences on them. The action…

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Arequipa, Peru Travel Guide

The old part of town Peru

Arequipa is Peru’s second largest city, despite the fact that the capital Lima is ten times as large. The city was built as a Spanish colonial seat, founded by the Spaniards on August 15, 1540. To this day, the city’s origins are celebrated with a week-long festival. For the Peruvians, the city has a very special architectural significance. In the year 1868, the city was destroyed during a violent earthquake,…

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