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Fast Facts-Uruguay is in the continent of South America.-the official name of Uruguay is the Eastern Republic of Uruguay-the capital of Uruguay is Montevideo.-the population is around 3,316,400.-The currency is the Uruguay peso-the official languages of Uruguay are Spanish and Portuguese.-Agriculture is Uruguay's biggest industrial sector. About half of all the industry in Uruguay is based on food or beverage processing.-the land area of Uruguay is 67,035 sq. miles-the climate in Uruguay is temperate.That means that most of the time the weather is not very extreme. Average temperatures for the summer months range from 65F- 85F and winter months 45F - 65F -the terrain is mostly plains, low hills and fertile coastal lowland.-the major coastal body of water is the Atlantic ocean but on the western side of the country is the Uruguay River- the Lago de Rincon del Bonete is a major lake located in the center of the country

The sun emblem is the 'Sun of May', it is a symbol of freedom. The nine blue stripes symbolize the nine provinces of Uruguay, which existed at the time of the flags creation.

This is a beach in the town of Carmelo. It is a tourist area that lies at the Rio de la Plata on the southwest edge of Uruguay.

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This is a sculpture of five fingers. The five fingers are on the beach of Punta del Este and it is a major tourist attraction.

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For most of the year the town José Ignacio is very peaceful, but during the summer months the town has many events, people throw parties, and enjoy Carnival which is a summer celebration. It is on the southern coast of Uruguay and also has is a beach resort.

Montevideo is a beautiful city that is the capital of Uruguay. This city is the center of buisness for Uruguay. It is the largest city in Uruguay and it is a port city.

''A country that has a variety of places from beaches to forests''

There are many festival celebrations throughout the country. It is a time when people get together to enjoy eachother, food and fun activities like parades, dancing, and music.


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