Uruguay is bounded by South Atlantic Ocean. Located on the southern part of South America Uruguay has a total population of 3,460,607, as per the census of 2007. Portunol and Spanish are the two commonly used languages of Uruguay. Montevideo Uruguay is the capital city of the country. Information about the physiography of the nation can be found in the map of Uruguay. There are 19 departments under the administrative division of Uruguay.

Uruguay is bounded by South Atlantic Ocean. Located on the southern part of South America Uruguay has a total population of 3,460,607, as per the census of 2007. Portunol and Spanish are the two commonly used languages of Uruguay. Montevideo Uruguay is the capital city of the country. Information about the physiography of the nation can be found in the map of Uruguay. There are 19 departments under the administrative division of Uruguay.

Population density of Uruguay 2013

Population density of Uruguay 2013

The nation’s capital and home to nearly half of Uruguay’s population, Montevideo is a vibrant, eclectic place with a rich cultural life. Stretching...

The nation’s capital and home to nearly half of Uruguay’s population, Montevideo is a vibrant, eclectic place with a rich cultural life. Stretching...

Go for: Classic architecture and forward-thinking arts Home to nearly half of Uruguay’s population, the oft-overshadowed, walkable seaside capital city is at once classic and eclectic, vibrant and sleepy. It’s a culturally rich city, where music, performance, and the arts are all thrive: Don’t miss Teatro Solís, the city’s oldest and most important theatre; for a taste of the gaucho life, head to Museo del Gaucho, where furnitures, statues, and paintings of ranch-hands help give a sense of…

14 Emerging Destinations Around the World - Photos

Go for: Classic architecture and forward-thinking arts Home to nearly half of Uruguay’s population, the oft-overshadowed, walkable seaside capital city is at once classic and eclectic, vibrant and sleepy. It’s a culturally rich city, where music, performance, and the arts are all thrive: Don’t miss Teatro Solís, the city’s oldest and most important theatre; for a taste of the gaucho life, head to Museo del Gaucho, where furnitures, statues, and paintings of ranch-hands help give a sense of…

Go for: Classic architecture and forward-thinking artsHome to nearly half of Uruguay’s population, the oft-overshadowed, walkable seaside capital city is at once classic and eclectic, vibrant and sleepy. It’s a culturally rich city, where music, performance, and the arts are all thrive: Don’t miss Teatro Solís, the city’s oldest and most important theatre

14 Emerging Destinations Around the World - Photos

Go for: Classic architecture and forward-thinking artsHome to nearly half of Uruguay’s population, the oft-overshadowed, walkable seaside capital city is at once classic and eclectic, vibrant and sleepy. It’s a culturally rich city, where music, performance, and the arts are all thrive: Don’t miss Teatro Solís, the city’s oldest and most important theatre

Working to protect the turtle population of Uruguay (and South America)

Working to protect the turtle population of Uruguay (and South America)

When on a trip to Uruguay, most people choose to visit Montevideo, the country’s capital, or its oceanic beaches on the East Coast. However, in the north-west of the country, on the side of the Uruguay River, there is also an area with natural hot spring waters, located near the coastal cities of Salto and Paysandú.    Considered the thermal capital of Uruguay, the city of Salto is also one of the most populated cities in the country. However, this means a population of just about 100,000…

When on a trip to Uruguay, most people choose to visit Montevideo, the country’s capital, or its oceanic beaches on the East Coast. However, in the north-west of the country, on the side of the Uruguay River, there is also an area with natural hot spring waters, located near the coastal cities of Salto and Paysandú. Considered the thermal capital of Uruguay, the city of Salto is also one of the most populated cities in the country. However, this means a population of just about 100,000…

The jaguarundi (Puma yagouaroundi syn. Herpailurus yagouaroundi), also called eyra cat, is a small-sized wild cat native to Central and South America. In 2002, the IUCN classified the jaguarundi as Least Concern, although they considered it likely that no conservation units beyond the mega-reserves of the Amazon basin could sustain long-term viable populations. It is probably extinct in Texas. Its presence in Uruguay is uncertain.  In some Spanish speaking countries, the jaguarundi is also…

The jaguarundi (Puma yagouaroundi syn. Herpailurus yagouaroundi), also called eyra cat, is a small-sized wild cat native to Central and South America. In 2002, the IUCN classified the jaguarundi as Least Concern, although they considered it likely that no conservation units beyond the mega-reserves of the Amazon basin could sustain long-term viable populations. It is probably extinct in Texas. Its presence in Uruguay is uncertain. In some Spanish speaking countries, the jaguarundi is also…

Did you know that this amazing felines are listed in the category of danger of extinction?  According to the World Wildlife Fund (WWF), an estimated 15,000 Jaguars remain in the wild, all in Latin America.  Jaguars are considered to be extinct in El Salvador and Uruguay and they are also almost entinted in USA. The records shows that the 40% of the world’s original Jaguars population has already disappeared. The primary reason is because their natural habitats are steadily disappearing due…

Did you know that this amazing felines are listed in the category of danger of extinction? According to the World Wildlife Fund (WWF), an estimated 15,000 Jaguars remain in the wild, all in Latin America. Jaguars are considered to be extinct in El Salvador and Uruguay and they are also almost entinted in USA. The records shows that the 40% of the world’s original Jaguars population has already disappeared. The primary reason is because their natural habitats are steadily disappearing due…

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