Uruguay

Oriental Republic of Uruguay
  • República Oriental del Uruguay  ( Spanish)
Flag Coat of arms
Motto: "Libertad o Muerte" (Spanish)
"Freedom or Death"
Anthem:  Himno Nacional de Uruguay
National Anthem of Uruguay
Capital
and largest city
Montevideo
34°53′S 56°10′W / 34°53′S 56°10′W / -34.883; -56.167
Official languages Spanish
Ethnic groups ( [1])
Demonym Uruguayan
Government Unitary presidential constitutional republic
 -  President Tabaré Vázquez
 -  Vice President Raúl Sendic
Legislature General Assembly
 -  Upper house Chamber of Senators
 -  Lower house Chamber of Deputies
Independence from the Empire of Brazil
 -  Declaration 25 August 1825 
 -  Recognition 28 August 1828 
 -  Constitution 18 July 1830 
Area
 -  Total 176,215 km2 ( 91st)
68,037 sq mi
 -  Water (%) 1.5
Population
 -  2011 estimate 3,318,535 [1] ( 133rd)
 -  2011 census 3,286,314 [2]
 -  Density 18.65/km2 ( 196th)
48.3/sq mi
GDP ( PPP) 2013 estimate
 -  Total $56.338 billion [3]
 -  Per capita $16,607 [3]
GDP (nominal) 2013 estimate
 -  Total $55.412 billion [3]
 -  Per capita $16,334 [3]
Gini (2010) 45.3 [4]
medium
HDI (2013) Increase 0.792 [5]
high · 51st
Currency Uruguayan peso ( UYU)
Time zone UYT ( UTC−3)
 -  Summer ( DST) UYST ( UTC−2)
Drives on the right
Calling code +598
Internet TLD .uy
Location of Uraguay

Uruguay (officially Oriental Republic of Uruguay) is a country in South America. The language spoken there is Spanish. Its capital and largest city is Montevideo. Uruguay is bordered by two large neighbors, Brazil and Argentina. The only country in South America that is smaller than Uruguay is Suriname. The land there is mostly flat, and there are many farms in the countryside.

Departments

Map of the departments of Uruguay

Uruguay is divided into 19 different Departments.

Department Capital Area Population (2011 census) [6]
Artigas Artigas 700411928000000000011,928 km2 (4,605 sq mi) 73,162
Canelones Canelones 70034536000000000004,536 km2 (1,751 sq mi) 518,154
Cerro Largo Melo 700413648000000000013,648 km2 (5,270 sq mi) 84,555
Colonia Colonia del Sacramento 70036106000000000006,106 km2 (2,358 sq mi) 122,863
Durazno Durazno 700411643000000000011,643 km2 (4,495 sq mi) 57,082
Flores Trinidad 70035144000000000005,144 km2 (1,986 sq mi) 25,033
Florida Florida 700410417000000000010,417 km2 (4,022 sq mi) 67,093
Lavalleja Minas 700410016000000000010,016 km2 (3,867 sq mi) 58,843
Maldonado Maldonado 70034793000000000004,793 km2 (1,851 sq mi) 161,571
Montevideo Montevideo 7002530000000000000530 km2 (200 sq mi) 1,292,347
Paysandú Paysandú 700413922000000000013,922 km2 (5,375 sq mi) 113,112
Río Negro Fray Bentos 70039282000000000009,282 km2 (3,584 sq mi) 54,434
Rivera Rivera 70039370000000000009,370 km2 (3,620 sq mi) 103,447
Rocha Rocha 700410551000000000010,551 km2 (4,074 sq mi) 66,955
Salto Salto 700414163000000000014,163 km2 (5,468 sq mi) 124,683
San José San José de Mayo 70034992000000000004,992 km2 (1,927 sq mi) 108,025
Soriano Mercedes 70039008000000000009,008 km2 (3,478 sq mi) 82,108
Tacuarembó Tacuarembó 700415438000000000015,438 km2 (5,961 sq mi) 89,993
Treinta y Tres Treinta y Tres 70039529000000000009,529 km2 (3,679 sq mi) 48,066
Total¹ 7005175016000000000175,016 km2 (67,574 sq mi) 3,251,526
Other Languages
Acèh: Uruguay
Afrikaans: Uruguay
Alemannisch: Uruguay
አማርኛ: ኡሩጓይ
Ænglisc: Uruquaria
العربية: الأوروغواي
aragonés: Uruguai
arpetan: Urugoayi
asturianu: Uruguái
Avañe'ẽ: Uruguái
Aymar aru: Uruwayi
azərbaycanca: Uruqvay
تۆرکجه: اوروگوئه
বাংলা: উরুগুয়ে
Bân-lâm-gú: Uruguay
башҡортса: Уругвай
беларуская: Уругвай
беларуская (тарашкевіца)‎: Уругвай
भोजपुरी: उरुग्वे
Bikol Central: Uruguay
Bislama: Uruguay
български: Уругвай
Boarisch: Uruguay
bosanski: Urugvaj
brezhoneg: Uruguay
буряад: Уругвай
català: Uruguai
Чӑвашла: Уругвай
Cebuano: Uruguay
čeština: Uruguay
Chavacano de Zamboanga: Uruguay
chiShona: Uruguay
corsu: Uruguai
Cymraeg: Wrwgwái
dansk: Uruguay
Deitsch: Uruguay
Deutsch: Uruguay
ދިވެހިބަސް: އުރުގުއޭ
dolnoserbski: Uruguay
eesti: Uruguay
Ελληνικά: Ουρουγουάη
English: Uruguay
español: Uruguay
Esperanto: Urugvajo
estremeñu: Uruguai
euskara: Uruguai
eʋegbe: Uruguay
فارسی: اروگوئه
Fiji Hindi: Uruguay
føroyskt: Uruguai
français: Uruguay
Frysk: Oerûguay
Gaeilge: Uragua
Gagauz: Urugvay
Gàidhlig: Uruguaidh
galego: Uruguai
ગુજરાતી: ઉરુગ્વે
गोंयची कोंकणी / Gõychi Konknni: उरुग्वे
客家語/Hak-kâ-ngî: Uruguay
한국어: 우루과이
Հայերեն: Ուրուգվայ
हिन्दी: उरुग्वे
hornjoserbsce: Uruguay
hrvatski: Urugvaj
Ido: Uruguay
Igbo: Uruguay
Ilokano: Uruguay
বিষ্ণুপ্রিয়া মণিপুরী: উরুগুয়ে
Bahasa Indonesia: Uruguay
interlingua: Uruguay
Interlingue: Uruguay
Ирон: Уругвай
íslenska: Úrúgvæ
italiano: Uruguay
עברית: אורוגוואי
Basa Jawa: Uruguay
kalaallisut: Uruguay
ಕನ್ನಡ: ಉರುಗ್ವೆ
Kapampangan: Uruguay
ქართული: ურუგვაი
қазақша: Уругвай
kernowek: Urugway
Kinyarwanda: Irigwe
Kirundi: Uruguay
Kiswahili: Uruguay
Kongo: Urugway
Kreyòl ayisyen: Irigwe
Kurdî: Ûrûguay
кырык мары: Уругвай
Ladino: Uruguay
лезги: Уругвай
لۊری شومالی: ئوروگوٙە
latgaļu: Urugvajs
Latina: Uraquaria
latviešu: Urugvaja
Lëtzebuergesch: Uruguay
lietuvių: Urugvajus
Ligure: Uruguay
Limburgs: Uruguay
lingála: Ulugwai
Livvinkarjala: Urugvai
la .lojban.: uruguais
lumbaart: Uruguay
magyar: Uruguay
македонски: Уругвај
മലയാളം: ഉറുഗ്വേ
Malti: Urugwaj
मराठी: उरुग्वे
მარგალური: ურუგვაი
مازِرونی: اروگوئه
Bahasa Melayu: Uruguay
Baso Minangkabau: Uruguay
Mìng-dĕ̤ng-ngṳ̄: Uruguay
монгол: Уругвай
မြန်မာဘာသာ: ဥရုဂွေးနိုင်ငံ
Na Vosa Vakaviti: Uruguay
Nederlands: Uruguay
नेपाली: उरुग्वे
नेपाल भाषा: उरुग्वे
日本語: ウルグアイ
Napulitano: Uruguay
нохчийн: Уругвай
Nordfriisk: Uruguay
norsk: Uruguay
norsk nynorsk: Uruguay
Novial: Uruguay
occitan: Uruguai
олык марий: Уругвай
ଓଡ଼ିଆ: ଉରୁଗୁଏ
Oromoo: Uraaguwaay
oʻzbekcha/ўзбекча: Urugvay
ਪੰਜਾਬੀ: ਉਰੂਗੁਏ
Pangasinan: Uruguay
پنجابی: یوراگوۓ
Papiamentu: Uruguai
Patois: Yurugwai
Piemontèis: Uruguay
Tok Pisin: Yuruguwai
Plattdüütsch: Uruguay
polski: Urugwaj
português: Uruguai
Qaraqalpaqsha: Urugvay
qırımtatarca: Urugvay
română: Uruguay
Romani: Uruguay
rumantsch: Uruguay
Runa Simi: Uruwayi
русский: Уругвай
саха тыла: Уругуай
sámegiella: Uruguay
Gagana Samoa: Iurukuei
संस्कृतम्: उरुग्वाय
sardu: Uruguay
Scots: Uruguay
Seeltersk: Uruguay
shqip: Uruguaji
sicilianu: Uruguai
slovenčina: Uruguaj
slovenščina: Urugvaj
словѣньскъ / ⰔⰎⰑⰂⰡⰐⰠⰔⰍⰟ: Оуроугваи
ślůnski: Urugwaj
Soomaaliga: Uruguay
کوردی: ئوروگوای
српски / srpski: Уругвај
srpskohrvatski / српскохрватски: Urugvaj
Basa Sunda: Uruguay
suomi: Uruguay
svenska: Uruguay
Tagalog: Uruguay
தமிழ்: உருகுவை
Taqbaylit: Urugway
татарча/tatarça: Уругвай
tetun: Uruguai
тоҷикӣ: Уругуай
Türkçe: Uruguay
Türkmençe: Urugwaý
українська: Уругвай
ئۇيغۇرچە / Uyghurche: ئۇرۇگۋاي
Vahcuengh: Uruguay
vèneto: Uruguay
vepsän kel’: Urugvai
Tiếng Việt: Uruguay
Volapük: Luruguyän
Võro: Uruguay
文言: 烏拉圭
West-Vlams: Uruguay
Winaray: Uruguay
Wolof: Uruguwaay
吴语: 乌拉圭
ייִדיש: אורוגוויי
Yorùbá: Uruguay
粵語: 烏拉圭
Zazaki: Uruguay
Zeêuws: Uruguay
žemaitėška: Urugvajos
中文: 乌拉圭
डोटेली: उरुग्वे
Kabɩyɛ: Uruguwe