By carsse and nick

There are about 6.6 million people that live in Paraguay. Its located in the south central part of South America, it has borders with Bolivia in the northwest , Brazil in the east and south, and Argentina in the southwest.Paraguay, along with Bolivia, are the only two landlocked countries in South America.The official languages are Spanish and Guarani. There are about 500,000 people that visit Paraguay every year. The highest point is  Cerro Pero at 842 meters. Terere is the national drink of Paraguay, a unique tea blend that includes fruit, sweeteners, and herbs. Paraguay includes part of the Pantanal, along with Bolivia and Brazil its the largest freshwater wetland worldwide. Grassy plains and wooded hills east of Rio Paraguay; Gran Chaco region west of Rio Paraguay mostly low, marshy plain near the river, and dry forest and thorny scrub elsewhere.

Paraguay borders Bolivia and Brazil on the north, Brazil to the east, Argentina to the south, and Bolivia and Argentina to the west. It has a total land area of 157,048 square miles. It is referred to as the “Heart of America”, owing to its central location in the continent.Roman Catholicism is the predominant religion of Paraguay; almost 89.6 percent of the population follows the religion. The other denominations of Christianity, such as Protestantism and Judaism, are also practiced. There are also adherents of the Baha’i faith and Islam.

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