:: AMERICAS - Uruguay

Capital: Montevideo

Total Population (million): 3.31859179004
Annual growth rate: 0.2198914%
Density: 18.93764inhab./km²
Urban population: 92.1%
Ethnic Origins:
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%.
Country overview

Area: 176220 km²
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.

Telephone code:
To call from Uruguay, dial 00
To call in Uruguay, dial 598
Internet suffix: .uy
Telephone lines:
Internet users:
Access to electricity: n.c.



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