Question: What is the terrain of Uruguay?

Is Uruguay mountainous?

Uruguay has no mountain ranges. Cerro Catedral (514 meters/1,686 feet in elevation), near the southern coast, is the country’s highest point.

Who is famous from Uruguay?

Famous people from Uruguay

  • Luis Suárez. Soccer. …
  • Edinson Cavani. Soccer. …
  • Diego Forlán. Soccer Midfielder. …
  • Mario Benedetti. Novelist. …
  • Diego Lugano. Soccer. …
  • Gus Poyet. Soccer Midfielder. …
  • José Mujica. Politician. …
  • Óscar Tabárez. Soccer.

How many states are in Uruguay?

Uruguay consists of 19 departments (departamentos).

List of departments.

Department Treinta y Tres
ISO 3166-2 code UY-TT
Formation 1884 (from Cerro Largo and Lavalleja)
Capital Treinta y Tres
Capital population 25,477

What is the main export of Uruguay?

Uruguay has an export oriented economy. The country is one of the largest exporters of beef (21 percent of total exports). Other exports include: vegetables (16 percent of total exports), dairy products (9 percent), chemicals (6.3 percent) and rice (6 percent).

Are there any rivers in Uruguay?

Three systems of rivers drain the land: rivers flow westward to the Río Uruguay, eastward to the Atlantic or tidal lagoons bordering the ocean, and south to the Río de la Plata. … The Río Negro’s principal tributary and the country’s second most important river is the Río Yí.

What is the cost of living in Uruguay?

Family of four estimated monthly costs are 2,370$ (102,049$U) without rent. A single person estimated monthly costs are 669$ (28,786$U) without rent. Cost of living in Uruguay is, on average, 25.23% lower than in United States. Rent in Uruguay is, on average, 65.79% lower than in United States.

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