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Natural and cultural landmarks of Paraguay

Forests are subtropical and tropical as the climate is very humid and the animals are typical of this zone - jaguar, South American tapir, monkeys, peccaries, anteaters and armadillos. Reserve Gran Chaco is located in four countries - Argentina, Brazil tourist attractions, Bolivia, and of course in central Paraguay.

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Religion in Paraguay

The religious identities of the people of Paraguay, or Religion in Paraguay for short, have since national independence been oriented towards the Christian faith, and specifically the Roman Catholic Church. In the most recent census (2002), Paraguayans of all ages 10 and older had their religious identities enumerated, and 89.6% were classified as Catholics.

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Geography of Paraguay

Paraguay is divided by the Río Paraguay into the eastern region, called Eastern Paraguay (Paraguay Oriental) and known as the Paraná region; and the western region, officially called Western Paraguay (Paraguay Occidental) and also known as the Chaco. The country lies between latitudes 19° and 28°S, and longitudes 54° and 63°W. The terrain consists of grassy plains and wooded hills in the east. To the west, there are mostly low, marshy plains.