Uruguay flag


Country: Oriental Republic of Uruguay (SpanishRepública Oriental del Uruguay)

Capital and largest city: Montevideo

Continent: South America

National language: Spanish

Regional languages: Uruguayan, Portuguese

Religion: Christianity (57%, including Roman Catholic Christianity 41%, Protestantism 12%, Other Christian confessions 4%), No religion (41%)

Patron saint: The Virgin Mary (Our Lady of the Thirty-Three (Spanish: Nuestra Señora de lost Treinta y Tres), also known as the Liberator of Uruguay)

Motto: Libertad o Muerto (in SpanishFreedom or Death)

Government: Unitary presidential constitutional republic

Independence: 25 August 1825 (from the Empire of Brazil)

Population: 3 475 022 (2020)

Demonym: Uruguayan, Oriental

Currency: Uruguayan peso (UYU)

Driving side: right

Time zone: UTC -3:00 (UYT)

Calling code: +598

Internet TLD: .uy

Website: www.gub.uy

Neighbouring countries: Argentina, Brazil


Uruguay world map