Outline of Uruguay

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An enlargeable relief map of the Eastern Republic of Uruguay

The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to Uruguay:

Uruguaysovereign country located in southeastern South America.[1] It is home to 3.46 million people, of which 1.7 million live in the capital Montevideo and its metropolitan area. Montevideo was founded by the Spanish in the early 18th century as a military stronghold. Uruguay won its independence in 1825-1828 following a three-way struggle between Spain, Argentina and Brazil. It is a constitutional democracy, where the president fulfills the roles of both head of state and head of government. The economy is largely based on agriculture (making up 10% of GDP and the most substantial export) and the state sector, Uruguay's economy is on the whole more stable than in its surrounding states, and it maintains a solid reputation with investors.

General reference[edit]

An enlargeable basic map of Uruguay

Geography of Uruguay[edit]

Geography of Uruguay

 Brazil 1,068 km
 Argentina 580 km

Environment of Uruguay[edit]

An enlargeable satellite image of Uruguay

Natural geographic features of Uruguay[edit]

Regions of Uruguay[edit]

Regions of Uruguay

Ecoregions of Uruguay[edit]

List of ecoregions in Uruguay

Demography of Uruguay[edit]

Demographics of Uruguay

Government and politics of Uruguay[edit]

Politics of Uruguay

Branches of the government of Uruguay[edit]

Government of Uruguay

Executive branch of the government of Uruguay[edit]

Legislative branch of the government of Uruguay[edit]

Judicial branch of the government of Uruguay[edit]

Court system of Uruguay

Foreign relations of Uruguay[edit]

Foreign relations of Uruguay

International organization membership[edit]

The Eastern Republic of Uruguay is a member of:[1]

Law and order in Uruguay[edit]

Law of Uruguay

Military of Uruguay[edit]

Military of Uruguay

Local government in Uruguay[edit]

Local government in Uruguay

History of Uruguay[edit]

History of Uruguay

Culture of Uruguay[edit]

Culture of Uruguay

Art in Uruguay[edit]

Sports in Uruguay[edit]

Sports in Uruguay

Economy and infrastructure of Uruguay[edit]

Economy of Uruguay

Education in Uruguay[edit]

Education in Uruguay

See also[edit]



  1. ^ a b "Uruguay". The World Factbook. United States Central Intelligence Agency. July 2, 2009. Retrieved July 23, 2009. 

External links[edit]


Wikimedia Atlas of Uruguay