Official Name - República de Paraguay (Republic of Paraguay)
Languages - Spanish, Guaraní (both official)
Country Population - 5,734,000
Capital City - Asunción (population 612,000)
Land Area - 157,000 square miles (twice the size of California)
Currency - Guaraní (1 guaraní = 1/40th of a cent)
Fun Facts - The country is divided by the Paraguay river, one of the largest in the world.
  - In 1865 Paraguay fought a war against Uruguay, Brazil and Argentina which they lost costing them most of their land and half of their population.
  - The flag is modeled after the flag of France.

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