Facts About Uruguay

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Facts About Uruguay

Uruguay is located in Southern South America, bordering the South Atlantic Ocean, between Argentina and Brazil.

  • Language: Official language is Spanish

  • Currency: Uruguayan peso (UYU)

  • Population: 3,494,382 (July 2009 est.)

  • Land Size: 176,215 square kilometers

  • Capital: Montevideo

  • Borders:
    Uruguay has borders with Argentina and Brazil.

  • Industries:
    food processing, electrical machinery, transportation equipment, petroleum products, textiles, chemicals, beverages. Agriculture: rice, wheat, soybeans, barley; livestock, beef; fish; forestry.

  • Land divisions: 19 departments:
    Artigas, Canelones, Cerro Largo, Colonia, Durazno, Flores, Florida, Lavalleja, Maldonado, Montevideo, Paysandu, Rio Negro, Rivera, Rocha, Salto, San Jose, Soriano, Tacuarembo, Treinta y Tres.

  • Major Cities:
    Montevideo (Montevideo), Salto (Salto), Paysandú (Paysandú), Las Piedras (Canelones Department), Rivera (Rivera), Maldonado (Maldonado Department), Tacuarembó (Tacuarembó), Melo (Cerro Largo Department), Mercedes (Soriano Department), Artigas (Artigas Department).


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