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Uruguay - UY / URY

Name Uruguay (Cost of living)
Country ISO codes UY / URY
Continent South America
Continent code SA
Capital Montevideo
Area 17502
DD coordinates -32.558317 / -55.811697
DMS coordinates -32°33'29.94" S / -55°48'42.11" W
UTM coordinates 21H 611559.49427995 6397053.7387895
Total cities 245
Flag of Uruguay

Uruguay location on map

Information about Uruguay

Uruguay is a part of the South America continent. It's geographical location is subject to the ISO (International Organization for Standardization) standardization, which, for Uruguay, is UY.

It's territory covers an area of 17502 square kilometers. The country’s administration comes from Montevideo, the capital city of Uruguay. On nationwide level, Spanish is declared to be the official language(es) of the country.

On its territory, there are multiple nationalities and ethnic groups represented, such as Uruguayans. Highways and other transport links are characterized by a rather right-side road traffic. Traveling by car, people can drive 77732 km of roadways. Railway surfaces by length cover a total area of 1673 km. Uruguay merchant ships, tankers, and other types of maritime transport have access to 1600 km of waterways.

Regular telecommunication operations are performed with the use of 598 prefix. Citizens and residents of the country use UYI, UYU as the main currency to purchase goods and pay for services. Most people in Uruguay live according to the America/Chicago time zone, which is also the one used in Montevideo.

More facts

Official languages Spanish
Nationalities Uruguayans
Road traffic Right
Domain zone .uy
Phone codes 598
Currencies UYI, UYU
Life expectancy males Ø 74,0 years
Life expectancy females Ø 81,4 years
Birthrate 13,9 ‰
Deathrate 9,5 ‰
Males/Females 48,3%/51,7%

Where to fly from Uruguay

Flight direction Origin airport Destination airport Airline Flight № Transfers Return transfers Duration Price
Montevideo (UY) - Buenos Aires (AR) MVD AEP AR 1383 0 0 55 110,00$
Montevideo (UY) - Santiago (CL) MVD SCL JA 701 0 0 151 144,00$
Montevideo (UY) - Rio De Janeiro (BR) MVD SDU G3 7727 2 0 1035 231,00$
Montevideo (UY) - Lima (PE) MVD LIM LA 2421 0 0 308 384,00$
Montevideo (UY) - Lima (PE) MVD LIM LA 405 1 0 731 295,00$
Montevideo (UY) - Madrid (ES) MVD MAD IB 6012 0 0 715 1 064,00$
Montevideo (UY) - Madrid (ES) MVD MAD LA 409 2 0 2722 429,00$
Montevideo (UY) - Havana (CU) MVD HAV CM 369 1 0 849 672,00$
Montevideo (UY) - Ushuaia (AR) MVD USH AR 1381 1 0 535 203,00$
Montevideo (UY) - New York (US) MVD JFK G3 7631 1 0 1164 545,00$
Updated 27.05.2022

UY economy

GDP 2,02 bn $
Exportations 15981,2 M $
Importations 12747,4 M $
Tourism receipts 2,10 bn $
Unemployment rate 12,7%
Inflation rate 7,88%
Corruption index 71 (good)
Energy consumption 10,8 bn kWh

UY land use

3% Urban areas 4690 km²
83% Agricultural areas 145487 km²
11% Forest 18574 km²
0% Water areas 1200 km²
4% Others 7469 km²

UY transport

Roadways 77732 km
Railways 1673 km
Waterways 1600 km
Commercial harbors 60
Airports 51

Uruguay cities by first letter

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From Uruguay to other countries distance

ISO 2 Flag Name Continent Capital Distance
CAN Flag of Canada Canada North America Ottawa 10557 km
DEU Flag of Germany Germany Europe Berlin 11332 km
NZL Flag of New Zealand New Zealand Oceania Wellington 10251 km
ZAF Flag of South Africa South Africa Africa Pretoria 7530 km
ARE Flag of United Arab Emirates United Arab Emirates Asia Abu Dhabi 13207 km
ALB Flag of Albania Albania Europe Tirana 11292 km
ARM Flag of Armenia Armenia Asia Yerevan 13109 km
AUT Flag of Austria Austria Europe Vienna 11266 km
AZE Flag of Azerbaijan Azerbaijan Asia Baku 13318 km
BIH Flag of Bosnia and Herzegovina Bosnia and Herzegovina Europe Sarajevo 11295 km

There are many ways to find how far is Uruguay (UY) from other places on map, North pole, Equator or South pole, there are 2 common methods - the distance calculated in kilometers and miles by Haversine formula.

From Uruguay to Haversine
North pole 13628 km 8468 mil
Equator 6864 km 4265 mil
South pole 6387 km 3969 mil

Distance calculator

246 Countries
1211337 Cities
41339 Airports

People also ask - FAQ

The most longest distances between Uruguay and South Korea is 19561 kilometers or 12155 miles.
The most smallest distances between Uruguay and Argentina is 959 kilometers or 596 miles.
We found information about 245 cities.
The capital of UY is Montevideo with population in 2022 over 5043 people.
The area of Uruguay (UY) is 17502 square kilometers.
Yes, Uruguay is part of the continent of South America.
Official name of UY is The Eastern Republic of Uruguay.
Uruguay has approximately 51 airports.