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Uruguay, officially the Oriental Republic of Uruguay, sometimes the Eastern Republic of Uruguay; is a country in the southeastern part of South America. It is home to 3.3 million people, of whom 1.8 million live in the capital Montevideo and its metropolitan area. An estimated 88% of the population are of European ancestry.
Uruguay’s only land border is with Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil, to the north. To the west lies the Uruguay River and the estuary of the Río de la Plata to the southwest. To the southeast lies the southern part of the Atlantic Ocean. With an area of approximately 176,000 square kilometres (68,000 sq mi), Uruguay is the second-smallest nation in South America by area, after Suriname.
Our favourite Uruguay adventure is; ‘Buenas Aires to Rio Unplugged.’ This is an adventure offered by Intrepid Travel. For more adventures like this one please check out the rest of the site.
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