Uruguay

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Uruguay is a South American country located between Brazil and Argentina and bordering the Atlantic Ocean. The country's history is marked by various periods of occupation and colonization, including by Portugal and Spain. Uruguay is known for its beaches, mild climate and tango. Sights include the old city of Montevideo, the seaside resorts of Punta del Este and Piriápolis, and the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Colonia del Sacramento.

Attractions and sights

Country data Uruguay

Uruguay at a glance

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Population3.457.000
LanguageSpanisch
Area176220 km2
ContinentSouth America
CurrencyPeso Uruguayo (UYU)
Neighboring countriesBrazil und Argentina

Map Uruguay

Country borders and location of the capital

Cities in Uruguay