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Paraguay is a predominantly Christian country, with Islam being a minority religion. Due to secular nature of the Paraguay's constitution, Muslims are free to proselytize and build places of worship in the country. The latest statistics for Islam in Paraguay estimate a total Muslim population of under 1000 representing 0.02% of the population. But, another estimates puts the number of Muslim members in Paraguay at 15,000 individuals.[1] This correspond to 0.2% out of population of 7.3 million.

Most of the Muslims are descendants of immigrants from Syria, Lebanon and Palestine. The 

major Islamic organization in Paraguay is the Centro Benéfico Cultural Islámico Asunción, led by Faozi Mohamed Omairi. The community is concentrated in and around the capital, Asuncion.