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Uruguay FlagMajor cities : Montevideo (Capital), Salto, Ciudad de la Costa, Maldonado and Rivera.
Available Information : Head of state, Religion, Population, Area, Gross domestic product, Inflation, Unemployment, Map, Hotel, Weather and Climate.

Uruguay Information

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ISO 3166-1UY - URY - 858
NATO country codeUY - URY
FIPS 10-4 codeUY
ContinentAmericas / South America
Uruguay CapitalMontevideo
Official languageSpanish
Name of the inhabitantsUruguayan
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
Union of South American Nations
Andean Community of Nations
Group of 77
Uruguay National anthemOrientales, la Patria o la tumba

Uruguay Head of state

President of the RepublicLuis Alberto Lacalle Pou (2020)

Uruguay Religion

List of the main religions practiced in Uruguay.

  1. Christianity 66 %
  2. Protestantism 2 %
  3. Judaism 2 %
  4. Other30 %

Uruguay Data

Different data, numbers and statistics of Uruguay (Inhabitants, population, economy).

Area176,220 km² (68,039 sq mi)
Population3,506,000 inhabitants (2018) Chart
Population Density 19.9 /km² (51.5 /sq mi)
Length of coastline660 km
Perimeter2,224 km
Life expectancy77.0 Year (2015), ♀ : 80.4 Year, ♂ : 73.3 Year
Average years of schooling 8.6 Year (2015)
Human Development Index 0.804 (2018)
Gross domestic product60 Billions US$ (2018) Chart
Annual change: 2.1 %
17,165 US$ per capita
Unemployment8.0 % of labor force (2018) Chart
Inflation7.6 % (2018) Chart
Credit rating
  • Standard & Poor's: BBB (Stable, 30 May 2017)
  • Fitch: BBB- (Stable, 21 September 2017)
  • Moody's: Baa2 (Stable, 13 July 2017)
  • Dagong: BB+ (Positive, 6 December 2010)

Uruguay Chart

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Population, Gross domestic product, Unemployment, Inflation

Uruguay Covid-19

Incident rate3,085.80
Case fatality ratio0.93264 %
Last updated : 2 April 2021

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

Uruguay's border with 2 other countries. The list of Border countries of Uruguay below classified by border length (in kilometers).

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

Uruguay Map

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Uruguay Climate (Capital)

  1. Humid subtropical climate 100 %

Uruguay Weather (Montevideo)

Today's weather and weather forecasts of Uruguay for the next days to come (The measurements and forecasts are those of Montevideo).

Uruguay Electricity

Electrical standard in Uruguay (voltage, power outlet ...)

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

Uruguay Airport

Below, find a list of the main Airport of Uruguay classified by annual passenger transit.

Carrasco International Airport

Uruguay Hotel

Here is a list of hotel in Uruguay selected by our teams for their qualities. Click the hotel of your choice to find out the availability of rooms by your travel dates.

Hotel El EnsueñoEl Ensueño
Playa Santa Ana
Located 200 metres from El Ensueño beach and from the river, this lodge offers self-catering accommodation with free Wi-Fi in Puerto Platero. BBQ facilities are available for guest use... view more
$US 110
Hotel Apart Hotel Rincon del EsteApart Hotel Rincon del Este

Punta del Este
Featuring 2 swimming pools, a fitness centre and a tennis court, Rincon del Este offers upscale, self-catering apartments with BBQ facilities and balconies. It is located 300 metres from Cantegrill Golf Club... view more
$US 230
Hotel Casas del SolCasas del Sol
Only 50 metres from San Francisco Beach, Casas del Sol offers self-catering houses with free Wi-Fi and BBQ facilities in Piriapolis. Free parking is provided. The city centre is 2 km away... view more
Hotel Altos del Arapey All Inclusive, Golf & SpaAltos del Arapey All Inclusive, Golf & Spa

Termas del Arapey
Tempting guests with an outdoor pool with a swim-up bar, an indoor pool and an 18-hole golf course in front of the hotel, Altos del Arapey All Inclusive Golf & Spa is located in Termas del Arapey. All beverages are included here... view more
$US 316
Hotel Conrad Punta Del Este Resort & CasinoConrad Punta Del Este Resort & Casino

Punta del Este
Featuring a casino, spa facilities, 2 swimming pools, 2 tennis courts and 4 restaurants, Conrad Punta Del Este Resort & Casino offers plush accommodation in front of La Mansa Beach. Laguna del Sauce International Airport is a 15-minute drive away... view more
$US 221
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Uruguay Olympic Games

List of participations in the Summer and Winter Olympics of Uruguay and the number of medals won.

SummerParticipation : 21Gold medalSilver medalBronze medalTotal
Medal 22610
WinterParticipation : 1Gold medalSilver medalBronze medalTotal
Medal 0000
TotalParticipation : 22Gold medalSilver medalBronze medalTotal
Medal 22610
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