Information of Uruguay


Full information of Uruguay such as: flag, country code 2 (alpha2), alpha3 code, language code, city Uruguay, Total area Uruguay, Calling code Uruguay, Currency Uruguay, GDP per capita Uruguay, Population Uruguay, ... You can also copy information, download high quality size image of the flag of Uruguay, DownloadaClub.Com helps you find the most complete information of this Uruguay country. The flag of Uruguay consists of nine horizontal stripes where four of them are blue and five are white. Moreover, the upper left part of the flag is adorned by so-called Sun of May with human face and sixteen rays - eight straight and eight wavy. Nine stripes indicate nine Uruguayan provinces, which were created after the liberation from Brazil in 1828. Prior to Brazilian domination, Uruguay was also ruled by Spanish and Portuguese, and it was called "Banda Oriental" (East Coast). The Sun of May should remind gaining the independence, which took place in May. The design of the flag is probably influenced by the style of American and Argentine flag.
IndependentYes
Country codesUY, URY (ISO 3166-1)
Official nameOriental Republic of Uruguay
Capital cityMontevideo
ContinentSouth America
Member ofUnited Nations, Organization of American States, Union of South American Nations
Population3 518 552 (2019)
Total area176 215 km2
Highest pointCerro Catedral (514 m, 1 686 ft)
Lowest pointSouth Atlantic Ocean
GDP per capitaUSD 17 278 (World Bank, 2018)
CurrencyUruguayan peso (USD, UYU)
Calling code+598
Internet TLD.uy

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