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.

What's happening in Uruguay

  • Tacuarembó (Spanish pronunciation: [takwaɾemˈbo] Guarani: Takuarembo, literally: "Bamboo shoot") is the capital city of the Tacuarembó Department in north-central Uruguay

  • Durazno is the capital city of the department of Durazno in Uruguay Durazno is characterized by being the most central city of Uruguay It has a population of more than 30,000 inhabitants

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