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Country Paraguay

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Region Central South America
Area (sq km) 406,752
Border Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil
Population 6,783,272
Nationality Paraguayan(s)
Ethnicity mestizo 95%, other 5%
Religion Roman Catholic 89.6%, Protestant 6.2%, other Christian 1.1%, other 1.9%
Language Spanish and Guarani
Literacy 94%
Government Constitutional Republic
Capital Asuncion
Leader President Horacio Cartes (since August 15, 2013); Vice President Juan Afara Maciel (since August 15, 2013)
Currency Guarani (PYG)
Independence Day May 14, 1811 (from Spain)
National Holiday Independence Day (observed May 15)
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