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Church in Areguá, Paraguay
Church in Areguá, Paraguay

Areguá

Church in Areguá
Photo by David Ress

PARAGUAY

South America

PARAGUAY

Paraguay flagSouth America

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    Capital:Asuncion

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

    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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