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Uruguay is a small country in the southern part of South America. It borders Brazil to the north and Argentina in the west.Uruguay is located north of the Río de la Plata estuary in the Atlantic and east of Río Uruguay, which forms the border with Argentina. The capital is Monte Video and the country has a population of 3,318,535 inhabitants (2011).An estimated 88% of the population are of European descent, mainly Italian and Spanish.
Uruguay consists mainly of low-lying plain, which is a continuation of the Argentine Pampas. The economy is based on agriculture with large production of meat, wool and other animal products. Uruguay is home to a growing wine industry.
A mild and humid subtropical climate that characterizes the country. The coldest month is July, with an average temperature of 10-13 ° C, while the warmest is January with an average temperature of 22-25 degrees. Uruguay is a peaceful and safe country to travel in relatively good standard of living. People from Uruguay are also known for its friendliness and hospitality.
One of the most visited cities of Colonia del Sacramento is located on the Rio de la Plata opposite Buenos Aires, and was founded by the Portuguese in 1680. The city’s colonial architecture is very well preserved and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It is popular to travel by boat from Buenos Aires in Argentina, the trip takes only an hour.
In the summer resort of Punta del Este which is located on a peninsula that juts out into the Atlantic popular. It is called Uruguay’s answer to “St Tropez” and is known to attract a lot of celebrities. Farther north on the Atlantic coast to the border with Brazil There km after km of long white beaches.Popular places here is Cabo Polonio, La Paloma and Punta del Diablo.
Montevideo was founded by the Spanish in the early 1700’s as a military fortress. Montevideo is Uruguay’s cultural and economic nerve with several good restaurants where you can eat grilled meat as one of its specialties. The main street 18 de Julio extends to the old town with colonial architecture. In Montevideo there are several beautiful beaches.
The country’s largest airport is Aeropuerto Internacional de Carrasco located 18 km from the city of Montevideo.