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Uruguay is a comparatively small country in South America, along the Atlantic coast between Brazil and Argentina. Its capital is Montevideo.

The Uruguay River separates it from Argentina in the west, and Brazil in the north and northeast, the estuary "Río de la Plata" (River Plate) is to its southwest and the Atlantic Ocean to the southeast.
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Who is the President of Uruguay?

José Alberto Mujica Cordano is the President of Uruguay. José Mujica was elected President of Uruguay in 2009, and took office on 2010 March 1. In his 20's, Mujica joined the Tupamaros movement, an armed group for political change. He was frequently captured and jailed by authorities, and (MORE)

In what continent is Uruguay?

The country of Uruguay is located in the continent of South America. . It's in South America. Uruguay is located on the continent of South America.

What is Uruguay?

Uruguay is a country in South America. It was established in 1825 after declaring independence from Brazil.

Where is Uruguay situated?

In South America. It borders with the Uruguay River that separates it from Argentina in the east, Brazil in the north and north-west, the estuary "Río de la Plata" (River Plate) in the south and south-east and the Atlantic Ocean in the south-west.

What are the laws in Uruguay?

One fo the laws of Uruguay are: that you must be OLDER than eighteen years old to vote for president,mayor or vice president.. One fo the laws of Uruguay are: that you must be OLDER than eighteen years old to vote for president,mayor or vice president.. One fo the laws of Uruguay are: that you mus (MORE)

Who is the treasurer of Uruguay?

Álvaro García is the current minister of Economics but he will be replaced by Fernando Lorenzo once the President-elect José Mujica takes office on March 1st, 2010.

What borders Uruguay?

Argentina in the west, Brazil in the north and the Atlantic Ocean in the east. Uruguay is also bordered by the Uruguay River, which forms part of the border between it and Argentina.

What are facts about Uruguay?

THE ULTIMATE ANSWER IS Uruguay Flag and Fast Facts Population 3,419,000. Capital Montevideo; 1,341,000. Area 176,215 square kilometers (68,037 square miles). Language Spanish, Portunol, Brazilero. Religion Roman Catholic. Uruguay is a Guarani word which means river of the painted birds. It is (MORE)

What is the landform of Uruguay?

There are various landforms in Uruguay. Some of these includecoastline, Rio de la Plata, Lago Rincon del Bonete, the Pampas, aswell as the hills.

Money of Uruguay an?

Uruguayan Peso, nowadays for one US Dollar you would get around 24 Uruguayan Pesos (adds an s when it's in plural)

What is the religion of Uruguay?

Uruguay is a secular country so it doesn't have an official religion. About 66% of the people are Roman Catholic. All the public schools in Uruguay are secular and don't teach about any religion in particular. However, there are many private Catholic schools and some Jewish schools and universit (MORE)

What cars are in Uruguay?

Most of the cars in Uruguay are from the brans Peugeot, Citroën, Chevrolet and Volkswagen. Many are used cars from the 1990s and before but you also see many new cars in Montevideo (its capital). Cars like the Chevrolet Corsa, Volkswagen Gol, Citroën C3, etc. are common. New cars in Uruguay ar (MORE)

What are foods of Uruguay?

The most common food eaten in Uruguay is pasta. Other dishesinclude asado which is a beef dish which is grilled and chivitowhich is a steak sandwich.

What is Uruguay clothing?

The clothes people wear in Uruguay do not deffer much from the clothers people wear in other countries such as: Argentina, USA, UK.... Uruguayans wear jeans, skirts & dresses (for women or girls), T-Shirts... blablabla...

What are exports in Uruguay?

In Uruguay they have major manufacturing and trade centres. They usually catch and sale fish aswell as mining coal. They also grow crops, keep livestock and export wood. In England we usually get beef and other meats from Uruguay and the areas around it.

What do you know about Uruguay?

Uruguay is the most socially progressive country in South America. It is a welfare state that offers its citizens free health care, free education (from kindergarten to college), retirement pensions, etc.. Uruguay was among the first countries in the world to introduce women's suffrage, divorce, 40 (MORE)

What are the religions in Uruguay?

Uruguay is in South America, a continent which is predominantly Catholic, although other religions, particularly evangelical Protestantism, have also established themselves there. \nUruguay is a Latin American country. It keeps no religious statistics. In an independent survey, about half of the pe (MORE)

Why is it summer in Uruguay?

Right now it is no longer summer., it is autumn.. But it is that way because Uruguay is in the SOUTHERN HEMISPHERE.

Are there earthquakes in Uruguay?

Earthquakes in Uruguay are extremely rare. This is because the country is far from plate boundaries and doesnt have many fault lines (cracks in the earth that produce mountains with earthquakes) or any active ones basically. Although Uruguay's seismic risk (earthquake risk) is very, very, very low c (MORE)

What are the cities in Uruguay?

The capital is Montevideo. The country is split into 19 departments, like states, each with a departmental capital. These are really the only cities, everything in between is grazing land or small villages. The major cities are Melo, Maldonada, Las Piedras, Paysandu, Rivera, Salto, Tacuarembo, Merce (MORE)

How are the people of Uruguay?

Most of Uruguayans are known for its kindness to even strangers. Most of them are shy and don't complain out loud. However, they do complain between their friends about social and political facts for example. Also people from other countries doesn't feel discriminated and they usually say they were (MORE)

How do you pronounce 'Uruguay'?

" Oo-roo-gweye "* is the Spanish pronunciation of "Uruguay." The English pronunciation depends upon the country the English speaker is from. For example, just in American English there are different pronunciations. One common pronunciation nevertheless is "Yuhr-uh-gweye." *The sound "eye" is s (MORE)

Was Uruguay a colony?

A Spanish colony. Almost all of South America was under various European colonial regimes for a couple of centuries or more.

Who ruled Uruguay?

Now president Dr. Tabaré Vázquez from the Frente Amplio party. He took office in 2015.

When was Uruguay founded?

Uruguay gained its independence the 25th of August, 1825 and its first constitution was written in July 18th, 1830.

Are monarchs in Uruguay?

No, Uruguay's an independent country since 1825 and it's a democratic republic since then (it has a different president each 5 years)

Who is the governer of Uruguay?

The chief of state and head of government of Uruguay is President Jose "Pepe" Mujica Cordano and Vice President Danilo Astori Saragoza, in office since 1 March 2010 and serve five year terms.

Do Uruguay have a king?

No, as it's not a kingdom. It's a republican democracy and its president is José Mujica.

How is the government in Uruguay?

It's a republican democracy ruled by its president José Mujica. Laws are approved in a legislative chamber and it has a judicial system.

Why was Uruguay created?

Uruguay's location was disputed between Argentina and Brazil in the 19th century so an English lord interceded (Lord Ponsomby) and they arranged that the best option would be to declare a new country at the east of the river Uruguay and then the Oriental Republic of Uruguay was born in 1825.

Who is the queen in Uruguay?

Uruguay is not a monarchy, it's a republic so it has President not king and/or queen. It's current president is José Mujica since March 2010.

Who are the Uruguay players?

0 # 0 Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club . 1. GK. Fernando Muslera. June 16, 1986 (1986-06-16) (age 24). 16. 0. Lazio. 12. GK. Juan Castillo. April 17, 1978 (1978-04-17) (age 32). 12. 0. Colo-Colo. 2. DF. Diego Lugano (captain) . November 2, 1980 (1980-11-02) (MORE)

Do they have carriages in Uruguay?

Most carriages with horses are only used by poor people to collect garbage throughout the city and recycle what they need. Many carriages can be seen in Montevideo (Uruguay's capital) due to this.

How is Uruguay ruled?

Uruguay is a republican democracy so liberty is respected in all its forms. It has a President and a legislative chamber.

Who is the Uruguay manager?

Óscar W. Tabárez was the manager of Uruguay during the 2010 FIFA World Cup when Uruguay got the fourth position. Currently he is still the manager.

What do they celebrate in Uruguay?

Date. Holiday. Festival. Location. January 1. Año Nuevo New Year. National. January 6. Epifanía Epiphany. National. February 2. Virgen de la Candelaria. Punta del Este. February or March. Carnaval and Las Llamadas. Montevideo and National. February or March. Semana Santa. N (MORE)

What are Uruguays departments?

Montevideo, Canelones, Colonia, San José, Rocha, Lavalleja, Maldonado, Treinta y Tres, Cerro Largo, Durazno, Flores, Florida, Río Negro, Soriano, Salto, Paysandú, Artigas, Rivera and Tacuarembó.

What are the holidays for Uruguay?

Jan 1st - New Year Jan 6th - Children's day (coincides with Epiphany day) 3 days in February (Sunday, Monday and Tuesday) - Carnival One week in April - Tourism's Week (coincides with the Holy week). April 19th - Landing of the Thirty-Three Orientals May 1st - International Workers' Day May 18th (MORE)

Why is Uruguay named Uruguay?

Uruguay (the country) is named like that because of the name of the river that separates it from Argentina. Uruguay's (the country) full name is "República Oriental del Uruguay" which means "Eastern Republic of the Uruguay", because of its location in respect of the same-called river. The Urugu (MORE)

Does Uruguay have states?

No, it has "departamentos" (departments). Uruguay is divided in 19 departamentos, all of them have the same laws.

What is the coin of Uruguay?

In 1994, stainless-steel 10, 20 and 50 centésimos and brass 1 and 2 pesos uruguayos were introduced. 5 and 10 pesos uruguayos were introduced in 2003 and 2000, respectively. Coins in circulation are: 1 peso uruguayo 2 pesos uruguayos 5 pesos uruguayos 10 pesos uruguayos 50 pesos uruguayos (MORE)

Religion in Uruguay?

42% of the population is catholic (the most popular choice), 15% are protestants and 37% don't follow any religion. Uruguay's government has no official religion.

What is then capital of Uruguay?

Uruguay is a country in the southern region of America (South America) and their capital is Montevideo which is also their largest city.