Uruguay

Summary

Form of Government
Presidential system
Republic
Capital
Currency Used
Official Language
Contained by
Area
176,215 km² (68037 mi²)
Population
GDP (nominal)
13606494599.0 (2002, US$)
22823255806.0 (2000, US$)
11206193313.0 (1991, US$)
GDP (nominal per capita)
12,300 (2008, US$)
 

Country

Languages spoken
National anthem
Calling Code
598
ISO Short Name
URUGUAY
FIPS Code
UY
Administrative Divisions
Internet TLD
uy
 

Dated location

Date founded
1825-08-25
 

Sports Team Location

Teams
 

Taxonomy Subject

entry
Library of Congress Classification (F, 2,701, 2,799)
 

Literature Subject

Works Written About This Topic
 

Newspaper circulation area

Newspapers
 

Linguistic hint

Adjectival form
Uruguayan
 

Flag referent

Flag
Flag of Uruguay (1830-07-11)
 

Governmental Jurisdiction

Government bodies
Governing officials
 

Location

Time zone(s)
People born here
Adjectival form
Uruguayan
Geolocation
-56 × -33
Contains
Events
Partially contains
Adjoins
 

Organization scope

Organizations with this scope
 

Administrative Area

Administrative children
Short name
uy
Adjectival form
Uruguayan
Administrative parent
 

Statistical region

GDP growth rate
0.17 (1963)
2.441 (1964)
1.046 (1965)
Internet users as percentage of population
39.44 (2008)
41.956 (2009)
47.873 (2010)
Life expectancy
67.811 (1960)
68.024 (1961)
68.206 (1962)
Military expenditure as percentage of GDP
2.649 (1988)
2.919 (1989)
2.869 (1990)
Fertility rate
2.518 (1990)
2.463 (1993)
2.506 (1991)
 

Olympic participating country

Athletic performances
IOC Code
URU
Olympics participated in
Athletes
 

Organization member

Member of
League of Nations (1920-01-10, 1946-04-18)
South American Community of Nations
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