Total Population (million): 3.31859179004
Annual growth rate: 0.2198914%
Urban population: 92.1%
Official Language: Spanish
Other languages spoken: 94% of the citizens speak only Spanish.
Therefore, Spanish is the common language used in politics and in
cultural and economic fields. English is used occasionally in
commercial activities. Finally, other languages, such as French,
Portuguese or German are not used very often.
Business language: Spanish, English
Religion: Catholics 66%, Jews 2%, Protestants 2%, Others 30%.
Area: 176220 kmÂ²
Type of State: Oriental Republic based on parliamentary democracy
with strong presidential form of government.
Type of economy: Upper-middle-income economy
An economy marked by agriculture, the agri-food industry and tourism.
Advanced education and social security systems.
To call from Uruguay, dial 00
To call in Uruguay, dial 598
Internet suffix: .uy
Access to electricity: n.c.