Montevideo is one of the most populated cities in Uruguay, and at the same time, this city is the capital of this country as well. Located in America, you may find the city easily with the following GPS coordinates: 34.50S latitude / 56.11W longitude. For routing in Montevideo, please check the free driving directions Montevideo service below.
When you visit Uruguay, be prepared that the official spoken language(s) is Spanish, and the officially used currency is Uruguayan peso (UYU), since 1993.
Montevideo, the capital city, has numerous population; 1 672 000 counted together with the city’s metropolitan areas. While Montevideo counts around the inhabitants mentioned earlier, the mother country, Uruguay, bears 3 469 551 sum citizens spreading on its 68 036,96 sq mi / 176 215 km2 territory.
The form of the ruling government in Uruguay is Unitary presidential constitutional republic, and interestingly note that the people here share the motto: Libertad o Muerte (Freedom or Death), while salute for the national anthem called: Himno Nacional de Uruguay (National Anthem of Uruguay).
Please have a look at the information page of this country for a wide range of information such as economic data, population, geographical knowledge, additional Uruguay Google maps, satellite imagery, etc.
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Short geographic information for Uruguay
Uruguay, on the east coast of South America south of Brazil and east of Argentina, is comparable in size to Oklahoma. The country consists of a low, rolling plain in the south and a low plateau in the north. It has a 120-mile (193 km) Atlantic shoreline, a 235-mile (378 km) frontage on the Rio de la Plata, and 270 mi (435 km) on the Uruguay River, its western boundary.