Uruguay

Major cities : Montevideo (Capital).
Available Information : Head of state, Religion, Number of inhabitants, Area, Gross domestic product, Inflation, Map, Hotel, Weather and Climate.

Uruguay Information

ISO 3166-1UY - URY - 858
NATO country codeUY - URY
FIPS 10-4 codeUY
IOC CodeURU
Continent /
Uruguay CapitalMontevideo
Name of the inhabitantsUruguayan
Uruguay National anthemOrientales, la Patria o la tumba
Uruguay National Day0
Uruguay Currency Uruguayan peso (UYU)
Uruguay 22 % (10 %)
Uruguay Calling code+598
Uruguay Country domain code .uy
Uruguay Vehicle registration plateROU
Traveling direction Right
Time zone UTC -3:00
International organizationUnited Nations
Mercosur
Union of South American Nations
Andean Community of Nations
Group of 77

Uruguay Head of state

President of the RepublicJosé Mujica (2010)
Vice-President of the RepublicDanilo Astori (2010)

Uruguay Religion

  1. Christianity 66 %
  2. Protestantism 2 %
  3. Judaism 2 %
  4. Other 30 %

Uruguay Data

City1
Area176,220 km² (68,039 sq mi)
Number of inhabitants3,200,000 inhabitants (2008) Chart
Population Density 18.2 /km² (47.0 /sq mi)
Length of coastline660 km
Perimeter2,224 km
Life expectancy76.7 Year (2010)
Average years of schooling 8.4 Year (2010)
Human Development Index 0.765 (2010)
Gross domestic product22 Billions US$ (2008) Chart
Annual change: 3.5 %
6,941 US$ per capita
Gross domestic product (PPP)42 Billions US$ (2008) Chart
12,985 US$ per capita
Inflation5.0 % (2008) Chart
Credit rating
  • Standard & Poor's: BBB- (Stable, 3 april 2012)
  • Fitch: BBB- (Stable, 21 november 2011)
  • Moody's: Baa2 (Stable, 29 may 2014)
  • Dagong: BB+ (Positive, 6 december 2010)

Uruguay Natural resource

List of major natural resources classified by importance.
  1. Fish
  2. Arable land
  3. Hydroelectricity
  4. Minor minerals

Uruguay Agriculture

Listing of major crops and products starting with the most important.
  1. Wheat
  2. Dairy products
  3. Fish
  4. Soybeans
  5. Lumber
  6. Rice
  7. Beef
  8. Cellulose

Uruguay Border

  1. Brazil Brazil 985 km
  2. Argentina Argentina 579 km

Uruguay Map

Uruguay Climate (Capital)

  1. Humid subtropical climate 100 %

Uruguay Weather (Montevideo)

Uruguay Electricity

Voltage220 V
Frequency50 Hz
Power plugPower plug : C Power plug : F Power plug : I Power plug : L
Power socketPower socket : C Power socket : F Power socket : I Power socket : L

Airport Uruguay

Carrasco International AirportPunta del Este (El Jacuel)

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Uruguay Hotel

Hotel Mi TakaMi Taka
La Paloma
Mi Taka is located in La Paloma, 300 metres from the beach and 1,6 km from the city centre. Free Wi-Fi access is available. A garden and BBQ facilities are featured on site... view more
Hotel Josephine Boutique HotelJosephine Boutique Hotel

Punta del Este
Set in an elegant mansion 500 metres from Mansa Beach, Josephine Boutique Hotel offers rooms with garden views, free Wi-Fi and satellite TV. On-site private parking is also free... view more
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$US 141
Hotel Torre Tressesenta Apto 1508Torre Tressesenta Apto 1508

Punta del Este
Located 200 metres from the commercial area and from Punta shopping centre, Torre Tressesenta Apto 1508 offers self-catering accommodation with free Wi-Fi and panoramic sea views in Punta del Este... view more
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$US 331
Hotel Yoo Luxury Apartment 1903Yoo Luxury Apartment 1903
Punta del Este
Boasting indoor and outdoor swimming pools, Yoo Luxury Apartment offers chic, modern décor and views of the sea. Brava Beach is 1 km from the apartment and downtown Punta del Este is 5 km away... view more
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$US 493
Hotel LibertadLibertad
Punta Del Diablo
Surrounded by garden and only 150 metres from El Rivero Beach in Punta del Diablo, this fully furnished house features country-style decor and free Wi-Fi. The downtown area is 600 metres away... view more
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$US 100
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Uruguay Olympic Games

SummerParticipation : 19Gold medalSilver medalBronze medalTotal
Medal 22610
WinterParticipation : 1Gold medalSilver medalBronze medalTotal
Medal 0000
TotalParticipation : 20Gold medalSilver medalBronze medalTotal
Medal 22610
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