Essential Info for Uruguay

Population: About 3.5 million

Capital city: Montevideo

Neighbouring countries: Argentina and Brazil

Geography: Uruguay is a small country with a warm, temperate climate. The terrain mainly consists of plains and rolling hills with fertile farmland along the South Atlantic coastline.

Political system: Presidential republic
 
Major religions: Christianity (Catholicism)
 
Main language: Spanish

Money: The currency of Uruguay is the Uruguayan Peso (UYU). One peso is divided into 100 centésimos.
 
Time: GMT-3 
 
Electricity: 220 volts, 50 Hz 

Internet domain: .uy
 
International dialing code: +598
 
Emergency contacts: 911
 
Transport and driving: Cars drive on the right-hand side
 

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