Uruguay

Oriental Republic o Uruguay
  • República Oriental del Uruguay  ( Spaingie)
Banner o Uruguay
Coat o airms o Uruguay
Banner Coat o airms
Motto: "Libertad o Muerte" (Spaingie)
"Freedom or Daith"
Anthem:  Himno Nacional de Uruguay
Naitional Anthem o Uruguay
Uruguay (orthographic projection).svg
Capital
an lairgest ceety
Montevideo
34°53′S 56°10′W / 34°53′S 56°10′W / -34.883; -56.167
Offeecial leids Spaingie
Ethnic groups (2006 [1])
  • 86% White
  • 4% Mestizo
  • 9% Black an Mulatto
  • <1% Amerindian
Demonym Uruguayan
Govrenment Unitar presidential constitutional republic
•  Preses
Tabaré Vázquez
•  Vice Preses
Raúl Sendic
Legislatur General Assembly
•  Upper house
Chamber o Senators
•  Lower house
Chamber o Deputies
Unthirldom frae the Brazil
• Declaration
25 August 1825
•  Recognition
28 August 1828
• Constitution
18 Julie 1830
Aurie
• Tot
176,215 km2 (68,037 sq mi) ( 91st)
• Watter (%)
1.5
Population
• 2011 estimate
3,318,535 [2] ( 133rd)
• 2011 census
3,286,314 [3]
• Density
18.65/km2 (48.3/sq mi) ( 196t)
GDP ( PPP) 2013 estimate
• Total
$56.338 billion [4]
• Per capita
$16,607 [4]
GDP (nominal) 2013 estimate
• Total
$55.412 billion [4]
• Per capita
$16,334 [4]
Gini (2010) 45.3 [5]
middlin
HDI (2013) Increase 0.792 [6]
heich ·  51st
Siller Uruguayan peso ( UYU)
Time zone UYT ( UTC−3)
• Summer ( DST)
UYST ( UTC−2)
Drives on the richt
Cawin code +598
Internet TLD .uy

Uruguay, offeecially the Oriental Republic o Uruguay, is a kintra locatit in the sootheastren part o Sooth Americae. It is hame to some 3.5 million fowk, 1.4 million o whilk live in the caipital Montevideo an its metropolitan aurie. An estimatit 88% o the population ar o European strynd.

Uruguay's anerlie land mairch is wi Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil, tae the north. Wastlins lees the Uruguay River, tae the soothwast lees the estuary o Río de la Plata, wi Argentinae anerlie a short commute athort the banks o either o thir bodies o watter, while sootheastlins lees the soothren pairt o the Atlantic Ocean. Uruguay, wi an aurie o approximately 176 thoosand km2, is the seicont smawest naition o Sooth Americae in aurie efter Suriname.

Colonia del Sacramento, ane o Uruguay's auldest European settlements, wis foondit bi the Portuguese in 1680. Montevideo wis foondit bi the Spainyie in the air 18t century as a militar stranghauld. Uruguay wan its unthirldom in 1811–1828 followin a three-way struggle amang Spain, Argentinae an Brazil. It is a constitutional democracy, whaur the preses fulfills the roles o baith heid o state an heid o govrenment.

Uruguay is ane o the maist economically developed kintras in Sooth Americae, wi a hie GDP per capita an the 50t hichtest quality o life in the warld. The economy is mainly based on agriculture (makin up 10% o GDP an the maist substantial export) an the state sector. Accordin tae Transparency Internaitional, Uruguay is ratit as the least corrupt kintra in Latin Americae (alang wi Chile), wi its poleetical an labour condeetions bein amang the freest on the continent.

In 2007, it became the first Latin American kintra tae legalize same-sex an different-sex ceevil unions at a naitional level.

Etymologie

La República Oriental del Uruguay oreeginally meant the republic east o the Uruguay [River], but is nou uusually translatit intae Inglis as the Oriental Republic o Uruguay. [2] [7] The govrenment o Uruguay normally uisses simply Uruguay.

The etymologie o the Uruguay River, comin frae the Guaraní leid, is uncertain, but the offeecial meanin [8] is "river o the paintit birds".

Other Languages
Acèh: Uruguay
Afrikaans: Uruguay
Alemannisch: Uruguay
አማርኛ: ኡሩጓይ
aragonés: Uruguai
Ænglisc: Uruquaria
العربية: الأوروغواي
asturianu: Uruguái
Aymar aru: Uruwayi
azərbaycanca: Uruqvay
تۆرکجه: اوروگوئه
башҡортса: Уругвай
Boarisch: Uruguay
žemaitėška: Urugvajos
Bikol Central: Uruguay
беларуская: Уругвай
беларуская (тарашкевіца)‎: Уругвай
български: Уругвай
भोजपुरी: उरुग्वे
Bislama: Uruguay
বাংলা: উরুগুয়ে
বিষ্ণুপ্রিয়া মণিপুরী: উরুগুয়ে
brezhoneg: Uruguay
bosanski: Urugvaj
буряад: Уругвай
català: Uruguai
Chavacano de Zamboanga: Uruguay
Mìng-dĕ̤ng-ngṳ̄: Uruguay
нохчийн: Уругвай
Cebuano: Uruguay
کوردی: ئوروگوای
corsu: Uruguai
qırımtatarca: Urugvay
čeština: Uruguay
словѣньскъ / ⰔⰎⰑⰂⰡⰐⰠⰔⰍⰟ: Оуроугваи
Чӑвашла: Уругвай
Cymraeg: Wrwgwái
dansk: Uruguay
Deutsch: Uruguay
Zazaki: Uruguay
dolnoserbski: Uruguay
डोटेली: उरुग्वे
ދިވެހިބަސް: އުރުގުއޭ
eʋegbe: Uruguay
Ελληνικά: Ουρουγουάη
English: Uruguay
Esperanto: Urugvajo
español: Uruguay
eesti: Uruguay
euskara: Uruguai
estremeñu: Uruguai
فارسی: اروگوئه
suomi: Uruguay
Võro: Uruguay
Na Vosa Vakaviti: Uruguay
føroyskt: Uruguai
français: Uruguay
arpetan: Urugoayi
Nordfriisk: Uruguay
Frysk: Oerûguay
Gaeilge: Uragua
Gagauz: Urugvay
Gàidhlig: Uruguaidh
galego: Uruguai
Avañe'ẽ: Uruguái
गोंयची कोंकणी / Gõychi Konknni: उरुग्वे
ગુજરાતી: ઉરુગ્વે
客家語/Hak-kâ-ngî: Uruguay
עברית: אורוגוואי
हिन्दी: उरुग्वे
Fiji Hindi: Uruguay
hrvatski: Urugvaj
hornjoserbsce: Uruguay
Kreyòl ayisyen: Irigwe
magyar: Uruguay
Հայերեն: Ուրուգվայ
interlingua: Uruguay
Bahasa Indonesia: Uruguay
Interlingue: Uruguay
Igbo: Uruguay
Ilokano: Uruguay
Ido: Uruguay
íslenska: Úrúgvæ
italiano: Uruguay
日本語: ウルグアイ
Patois: Yurugwai
la .lojban.: uruguais
Basa Jawa: Uruguay
ქართული: ურუგვაი
Qaraqalpaqsha: Urugvay
Taqbaylit: Urugway
Kabɩyɛ: Uruguwe
Kongo: Urugway
қазақша: Уругвай
kalaallisut: Uruguay
ಕನ್ನಡ: ಉರುಗ್ವೆ
한국어: 우루과이
Kurdî: Ûrûguay
kernowek: Urugway
Latina: Uraquaria
Ladino: Uruguay
Lëtzebuergesch: Uruguay
лезги: Уругвай
Limburgs: Uruguay
Ligure: Uruguay
lumbaart: Uruguay
lingála: Ulugwai
لۊری شومالی: ئوروگوٙە
lietuvių: Urugvajus
latgaļu: Urugvajs
latviešu: Urugvaja
олык марий: Уругвай
Baso Minangkabau: Uruguay
македонски: Уругвај
മലയാളം: ഉറുഗ്വേ
монгол: Уругвай
मराठी: उरुग्वे
кырык мары: Уругвай
Bahasa Melayu: Uruguay
Malti: Urugwaj
မြန်မာဘာသာ: ဥရုဂွေးနိုင်ငံ
مازِرونی: اروگوئه
Napulitano: Uruguay
Plattdüütsch: Uruguay
नेपाली: उरुग्वे
नेपाल भाषा: उरुग्वे
Nederlands: Uruguay
norsk nynorsk: Uruguay
norsk: Uruguay
Novial: Uruguay
occitan: Uruguai
Livvinkarjala: Urugvai
Oromoo: Uraaguwaay
ଓଡ଼ିଆ: ଉରୁଗୁଏ
Ирон: Уругвай
ਪੰਜਾਬੀ: ਉਰੂਗੁਏ
Pangasinan: Uruguay
Kapampangan: Uruguay
Papiamentu: Uruguai
Deitsch: Uruguay
polski: Urugwaj
Piemontèis: Uruguay
پنجابی: یوراگوۓ
português: Uruguai
Runa Simi: Uruwayi
rumantsch: Uruguay
Romani: Uruguay
Kirundi: Uruguay
română: Uruguay
русский: Уругвай
Kinyarwanda: Irigwe
संस्कृतम्: उरुग्वाय
саха тыла: Уругуай
sardu: Uruguay
sicilianu: Uruguai
sámegiella: Uruguay
srpskohrvatski / српскохрватски: Urugvaj
Simple English: Uruguay
slovenčina: Uruguaj
slovenščina: Urugvaj
Gagana Samoa: Iurukuei
chiShona: Uruguay
Soomaaliga: Uruguay
shqip: Uruguaji
српски / srpski: Уругвај
Seeltersk: Uruguay
Basa Sunda: Uruguay
svenska: Uruguay
Kiswahili: Uruguay
ślůnski: Urugwaj
தமிழ்: உருகுவை
tetun: Uruguai
тоҷикӣ: Уругуай
Türkmençe: Urugwaý
Tagalog: Uruguay
Tok Pisin: Yuruguwai
Türkçe: Uruguay
татарча/tatarça: Уругвай
ئۇيغۇرچە / Uyghurche: ئۇرۇگۋاي
українська: Уругвай
oʻzbekcha/ўзбекча: Urugvay
vèneto: Uruguay
vepsän kel’: Urugvai
Tiếng Việt: Uruguay
West-Vlams: Uruguay
Volapük: Luruguyän
Winaray: Uruguay
Wolof: Uruguwaay
吴语: 乌拉圭
მარგალური: ურუგვაი
ייִדיש: אורוגוויי
Yorùbá: Uruguay
Vahcuengh: Uruguay
Zeêuws: Uruguay
中文: 乌拉圭
文言: 烏拉圭
Bân-lâm-gú: Uruguay
粵語: 烏拉圭