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Generic Information

Uruguay, officially the Oriental Republic of the Uruguay, is a country in the southeastern region of South America. It borders Argentina to its west and Brazil to its north and east, with the Río de la Plata (River of Silver) to the south and the Atlantic Ocean to the southeast. Uruguay is home to an estimated 3.44 million people, of whom 1.8 million live in the metropolitan area of its capital and largest city, Montevideo. With an area of approximately 176,000 square kilometres (68,000 sq mi), Uruguay is geographically the second-smallest nation in South America, after Suriname.

Generic country information can be located from sources which are regularly maintained and reflect current facts and figures. For a generic country overview, please consult the following sources:

Uruguay Wikipedia Country Information

Uruguay IMF Country Information

Uruguay Economist Intelligence Unit Information*

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Facts and Figures

Uruguay Wolfram Alpha Information

Uruguay World Bank Information

Uruguay Population Information

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