Paraguay, a landlocked country in South America, has a population of over 6.6 million people.
The official languages are Spanish and Guaraní. Most writing is done in Spanish.
Paraguay is a representative democratic republic, with a multi-party system and separation of powers in three branches. The President is head of state and head of government.
Roman Catholicism is the dominant religion in Paraguay, with close to 90% of the the population following Catholicism. 6.2% is evangelical Christian, 1.1% identify with other Christian sects, and 0.6% practice indigenous religions.
The currency is Guaraní (sign: ₲).