Country:   Uruguay
Capital:   Montevideo
AreaSqKm:   176,220
Population:   3,477,000
Region:   SAM
Continent:   SA
tld:   .uy
CurrencyCode:   UYU
CurrencyName:   Peso
Phone:   598
Languages:   es-UY en-ZZ
neighbours:   BR:AR
Time Zone:   GMT -3
Description:   Uruguay is located in South America. It shares its borders with Argentina and Brazil. It has a reasonable stretch of Atlantic coastline. As such it has some fairly good beaches .It also has a moderate range of diverse eco tourism to choose from.
Useful Links:   http://www.turismo.gub.uy This is the main web site for the Uruguayan Tourist Board. It is in several different languages and provides a good source of information about the country and what she has to offer. http://www.mrree.gub.uy/mrree/Asuntos_Consular/paisessinvisa.htm This is the official web site for the Uruguayan Ministry of External Affairs. The link will bring you to the direct list of visa free countries however the list is in Spanish. Full list of overseas Uruguayan Embassies and also of foreign embassies to Uruguay. Very detailed and easy to navigate.