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Church in Areguá, Paraguay
Church in Areguá, Paraguay


Church in Areguá
Photo by David Ress


South America


South America

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Capital: Asuncion

Location: Central South America, northeast of Argentina, southwest of Brazil

Government: Republic of Paraguay

Currency: guarani (PYG)

Area: 406,752 sq km

Population: 7,272,639 (July 2021 est.)

Languages: Spanish (official) and Guarani (official) 46.3%, only Guarani 34%, only Spanish 15.2%, other (includes Portuguese, German, other indigenous languages) 4.1% , no response 0.4%; note - data represent predominant household language (2012 est.)

Religion: Roman Catholic 89.6%, Protestant 6.2%, other Christian 1.1%, other or unspecified 1.9%, none 1.1% (2002 est.)

TimeZone: UTC-4

Tel Code: +595

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