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  • Uruguay Overview

    The pristine beaches, vibrant cities and friendly people, make Uruguay a destination worth visiting. Whether you are looking forward to enjoying a laid-back vacation along the beach or gazing at the open blue sky, you can find everything in this beautiful country. Uruguay is all about relaxing, having fun and…
  • Beach and Resort Time at Punta del Este - Uruguay

    Punta del Este is a wonderful resort town located in Uruguay. Always bustling with travellers from around the world, Punta del Este is a great place to have fun under the sun. Punta del Este is one of the driving force for tourism in Uruguay. The resort town is located…
  • Montevideo, the capital of Uruguay

      The capital of Uruguay, Montevideo is a wonderful city to visit and enjoy a vacation. Montevideo is a city covered in green and has rivers flowing through it. This city is one of the best travel destinations of South America.  It also drives tourism in Uruguay. The city sees the…
  • Colonia del Sacramento - Historic Quarter of South America

    Considered as one of the most beautiful cities of South America, Colonia del Sacramento was founded in 1680. It is one of the oldest towns in the country and its historic quarter or the Barrio Historico is listed as a World Heritage Site. This historic quarter is the prime attraction…
  • Beach Time at Cabo Polonia Rocha

    Relax with the beaches and sights of Cabo Polonia Rocha, Uruguay Along the Atlantic Coast of Uruguay is the small village of Cabo Polonio Rocha Uruguay. The village is quite a popular destination especially during the summers. The village has some nice beaches and there is also a colony of sea…
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Uruguay Info

ADMINISTRATIVE / COMMERCIAL CAPITAL: Montevideo

GEOGRAPHY

Uruguay is a country with a land area of 173,620 km² in South America. It is situated between Argentina and Brazil. It borders Brazil to the northeast, Argentina to the west and the Atlantic Ocean to the southeast.

DEMOGRAPHY

A population of close to 3.4 Million. Muslims account for about 0.01% of the population.

CLIMATE

Summers are generally warm and the temperature could exceed 28 °C. The temperature in winter could go low as 6 °C. High humidity and fog are common in the country.

LANGUAGES SPOKEN

Spanish is the official language. Portuguese and English are widely used as well.

LOCAL TIME

GMT -3
Summer: GMT -2

BUSINESS HOURS

General: 9 AM to 5 PM

HOLIDAYS

Independence Day: August 25th
Constitution Day: July 18th
May Day: May 1st
All Souls' Day: November 2nd
Christmas: December 25th

CURRENCY

Uruguayan Peso

IMPORTANT PHONE NUMBERS

Police/ Emergencies: 109
Medical: 105
Fire: 104

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