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Uruguay

Uruguay
  • Capital

    Capital

    Montevideo

  • Local time

    Local time

    14:37

  • Population

    Population

    3.48 m

  • Driving side

    Driving side

    Right

  • Calling code

    Calling code

    +598

  • Currency

    Currency

    $ UYU (peso)

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Uruguay

Uruguay
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  • Capital

    Capital

    Montevideo

  • Local time

    Local time

    14:37

  • Population

    Population

    3.48 m

  • Driving side

    Driving side

    Right

  • Calling code

    Calling code

    +598

  • Currency

    Currency

    $ UYU (peso)

  • Average Salary

    Average Salary

    $ 862

  • Petrol price

    Petrol price

    € 1.80 pl

  • Precipitation

    Precipitation

    1 300mm /year

Geography & travel

  • Country Area

    Country Area

    176 220 km2

  • Protected Area

    Protected Area

    3%

  • Forest Area

    Forest Area

    11%

  • Agricultural area

    Agricultural area

    82%

  • Railways

    Railways

    2993km

  • Annual air passengers

    Annual air passengers

    563 632

Population

  • Ethnicity

    Ethnicity

    white - 88 %
    mestizo - 8 %
    black - 4 %

  • Religion

    Religion

    Roman Catholic - 66 %
    Protestant - 2 %
    Jewish - 1 %

  • Literacy rates

    Literacy rates

    98.5%

  • Languages

    Languages

    Spanish
    Portunol
    Brazilero

  • Armed Forces

    Armed Forces

    25 450

  • Murders

    Murders

    8 per 100k

  • Alcohol consumption

    Alcohol consumption

    7 l/person

  • Smoking

    Smoking

    26.7%

  • Diabetes

    Diabetes

    6.1%

  • Tuberculosis

    Tuberculosis

    30 per 100k

  • HIV

    HIV

    0.6%

Economy

  • Industries

    Industries

    food processing, electrical machinery, transportation equipment, petroleum products, textiles, chemicals, beverages

  • Agriculture

    Agriculture

    soybeans, rice, wheat, beef, dairy products, fish, lumber, cellulose

  • Natural Resources

    Natural Resources

    arable land, hydropower, minor minerals, fish

  • Energy Import

    Energy Import

    44%

  • Natural Resources

    Natural Resources

    arable land, hydropower, minor minerals, fish

  • Renewable Energy

    Renewable Energy

    55%

  • CO2 Emissions

    CO2 Emissions

    6 747kt

  • Ease of Business

    Ease of Business

    94 (Best=1, Worst=200)

  • ATMs per 100k people

    ATMs per 100k people

    55

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What not to do when visiting Uruguay

1/10
Marker Uruguay
Business & Communication

Don't be surprised with the hello kiss - it's common to greet people also with kiss on cheek here. A hand shake is most common greeting.

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2/10
Marker Uruguay
Street & Behavioral

Don’t flick your fingers under your chin (unless intended) - it signifies not knowing or not caring.

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3/10
Marker Uruguay
Street & Behavioral

Don’t lose face or cause losing face in communication.

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Did you know

Did you know?

Uruguay has more sheep than humans.

4/10
Marker Uruguay
Business & Communication

Don’t show off with expensive clothes or jewellery in public - keep a low profile to avoid unwanted attention.

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5/10
Marker Uruguay
Business & Communication

Don’t point to people - it’s considered rude. Pointing to someone is generally done by moving head slightly in his/her direction.

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6/10
Marker Uruguay
Street & Behavioral

Don't expect diversified cuisine. Uruguayans are conservative and don't always seek out change. Same with the food. And music as well.

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7/10
Marker South America
Business & Communication

Don't take pictures of locals without permission.

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8/10
Marker Uruguay
Street & Behavioral

Don’t leave your valuables unattended, especially on the famous beach sites during the summer months (December-March).

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9/10
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Business & Communication

Don't be surprised with unpunctuality - up to 30 mins late is nothing unusual.

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10/10
Marker Montevideo
Business & Communication

Don't necessarily treat Montevideo like other capitals - it's quieter there and locals describe it like "tranquilo".

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