What is the capital of Uraguay


Presidential Republic
independent since 1828


Uruguay is a country east of the river of the same name on the Atlantic coast of South America. The land has a total area of ​​176,220 km² and a total coastline of 660 km. This land mass corresponds to approximately 49% of the size of Germany. This makes Uruguay one of the largest countries in America and the 91st largest country in the world. It is comparatively low at an average height of 109 meters above sea level.

There are 16 islands in the country. There are direct national borders with the 2 neighboring countries Argentina and Brazil. The distance between Berlin and the capital Montevideo is approximately 11,830 km.

Current time in Uruguay:
The countrywide time in Uruguay is Uruguay Time (UYT). Unlike in Germany, however, there is no summer time here. So there is a time difference of -4 hours in winter. In summer, however, the time difference is -5 hours.
Sunrise + sunset
The currency in Uruguay is the Uruguay Peso (UYU).
1 peso is divided into 100 centesimos.
Status: May 21, 2021
1 euro = 53.87 peso
1000 Peso = 18.56 euros

The climate in Uruguay

Uruguay has a subtropical climate. This means that there is hardly any rainfall, especially in the summer months, and the usual evaporation causes severe drought. The average maximum daily temperatures are between 17 and 31 degrees, depending on the season. In some parts of the country, the values ​​can reach up to 33 degrees during the day. In the colder months, depending on the region, the temperature drops down to 7 ° C in the monthly mean.

Average day and night temperatures


mother tonguedistribution
> Spanish95,7 %
Others4,3 %


Catholics (Roman)47,1%
other Christs11,1%



According to the definition of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Uruguay is one of the developing countries due to its economic performance. With an HDI (Human Development Index) of 0.817, Uruguay is one of the most highly developed economies according to the UN definition. However, the IMF does not share this classification.

Land use

3% urban areas:4,690 km²
83% agriculture:145,487 km²
11% forests:18,574 km²
0% water surface:1,200 km²
4% other areas:7,469 km²



Road network:77,732 km
Rail network:1,673 km
Waterways:1,600 km
Commercial ports:60

The main cities

Political indicators

(Based on the World Bank's "Worldwide Governance Indicators" project)

Political stability:
Rule of law:
Regulatory quality:
Freedom of speech:
Death penalty:abolished in 1907

Existing trade agreements


The following international markings apply to this country:
ISO 3166-1 alpha3: URY ISO 3166-1 alpha2: UY ISO 3166-1 numeric: 858 Fips10: UY STANAG: URY IOC: URU License Plate: ROU UN / LOCODE: UY Domain ending: uy Country code: +598

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