Introduction

Summary

South American republic on the Rio de la Plata and the Atlantic Ocean. Member of the Asociacion Latinamericana de Intergracion (ALADI) and Mercosur.

Cities

Capital: Montevideo

Principal Ports

Montevideo

Population

3.5 million

International Country Code

UY

Language(s)

Spanish, Portunol or Brazilero (Portuguese-Spanish mix on the Brazilian frontier) are widely spoken.

Weights and Measures

Metric system

Electricity Supply

220V, 50Hz

International Direct Dialling Code

00 598

Time

3 hours behind GMT.

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