Outline of Uruguay

An enlargeable relief map of the Eastern Republic of Uruguay

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

Uruguay sovereign 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

An enlargeable basic map of Uruguay

Geography of Uruguay

Main article: Geography of Uruguay
 Brazil 1,068 km
 Argentina 580 km

Environment of Uruguay

An enlargeable satellite image of Uruguay

Natural geographic features of Uruguay

Demography of Uruguay

Government and politics of Uruguay

Politics of Uruguay

Branches of the government of Uruguay

Main article: Government of Uruguay

Executive branch of the government of Uruguay

Legislative branch of the government of Uruguay

Judicial branch of the government of Uruguay

Foreign relations of Uruguay

International organization membership

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

Law and order in Uruguay

Main article: Law of Uruguay

Military of Uruguay

Main article: Military of Uruguay

Local government in Uruguay

History of Uruguay

Main article: History of Uruguay, Timeline of the history of Uruguay, and Current events of Uruguay

Culture of Uruguay

Main article: Culture of Uruguay

Art in Uruguay

Sports in Uruguay

Main article: Sports in Uruguay

Economy and infrastructure of Uruguay

Main article: Economy of Uruguay

Education in Uruguay

Main article: Education in Uruguay

See also

Spanish language edition of Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Main article: Uruguay


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

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