Uruguay BASIC INFOMATION
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|32°31'53"S / 55°45'29"W|
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Brazilero (Portuguese-Spanish mix on the Brazilian frontier)
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Uruguay covers an area of 177,000 square kilometers. It is located in the southeastern part of South America, bordered by Brazil to the north, Argentina to the west, and the Atlantic Ocean to the southeast. The coastline is about 660 kilometers long. The territory is flat with an average elevation of 116 meters. The south is an undulating plain; there are a few low mountains in the north and east; the southwest is fertile; the southeast is multi-slope grassland. The Nerog Reservoir, located on the Negro River, is one of the largest artificial lakes in South America. Uruguay is known as "the country of diamonds" because of its gem-like shape and rich amethyst. |
Uruguay, the full name of the Eastern Republic of Uruguay, covers an area of 177,000 square kilometers. Located in southeastern South America, on the east bank of the Uruguay and La Plata rivers, it borders Brazil to the north, Argentina to the west, and the Atlantic Ocean to the southeast. The coastline is about 660 kilometers long. The territory is flat with an average elevation of 116 meters. The south is an undulating plain; there are a few low mountains in the north and east; the southwest is fertile; the southeast is multi-slope grassland. The Grand Cuchilia Mountains extend from south to northeast to the border of Brazil, 450-600 meters above sea level. The Uruguay River is the boundary river between Uruguay and Argentina. The Negro River originates from the Brazilian plateau, flows through the middle of the country, and flows into the Uruguay River, with a total length of more than 800 kilometers. The Nerog Reservoir, located on the Negro River, is one of the largest artificial lakes in South America (with an area of about 10,000 square kilometers). With a temperate climate, Uruguay is known as the "country of diamonds" because of its gem-like shape and rich amethyst. Summer is from January to March, with temperatures ranging from 17 to 28°C, and from July to September, with temperatures ranging from 6 to 14°C. The annual precipitation increases from 950 mm to 1,250 mm from south to north.
Uruguay is divided into 19 provinces.
In the early days on the east bank of the Uruguay River, the Charuya Indians lived. It was discovered by the Spanish expedition in early 1516. After 1680, it has been the object of competition between Spanish and Portuguese colonists. In 1726, Spanish colonists established Montevideo, and Uruguay became a Spanish colony. In 1776, Spain merged the area into the Governor-General of La Plata. In 1811, the national hero Jose Artigas led the people in the war of independence, and in 1815 he controlled the entire territory. Portugal invaded again in 1816 and merged Ukraine into Brazil in July 1821. On August 25, 1825, a group of patriots, including Juan Antonio Lavalleja, regained the city of Montevideo, declared Uruguay’s independence, and designated August 25 as the National Day. In the first half of the 20th century, Uzbekistan's economy was stable and society was peaceful.
National flag: It is rectangular with a ratio of length to width of 3:2. It is composed of five white wide strips of equal width and four blue wide strips connected alternately. The upper left corner of the flag is a white square with a "May sun" inside. Uruguay used to form a country with Argentina in history, so the national flags of the two countries have blue, white, and the "May sun"; the nine broad bars represent the nine political regions that formed the republic at that time; the sun emits eight straight lines and eight wavy rays. It symbolizes the independence of the country.
Uruguay has a population of 3.38 million (2002), of which over 90% are whites and 8% are mixed races of Indo-European races. The official language is Spanish. 56% of the residents believe in Catholicism.
Uruguay is rich in marble, amethyst, agate, opalite and so on. Proved mineral deposits such as iron and manganese. Forestry and fishery resources are rich, rich in yellow croaker, squid and cod. Uruguay is a traditional agriculture and animal husbandry country. The industry is underdeveloped and the main processing industry is agricultural and animal husbandry products. The economy relies on exports, and the main export products are meat, wool, aquatic products, leather and rice. Since the 1990s, Uzbekistan has implemented a neoliberal economic policy. While promoting traditional industries, it has paid more attention to the development of non-traditional industries and actively participated in regional economic integration. Affected by the economic recovery of Argentina and Brazil, the Uzbek economy recovered in 2003 and grew in 2004. The tourism industry is relatively developed. Foreign tourists mainly come from neighboring countries such as Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay and Chile. Punta del Este and Montevideo, the capital, are the main tourist destinations.
Montevideo: Montevideo is the capital of the Eastern Republic of Uruguay, located in the lower reaches of the La Plata River, on the edge of the South Atlantic It covers an area of 530 square kilometers and has a population of 1.38 million (June 2000), which is half of the national population. It is the political, economic, transportation and cultural center of Uruguay, the largest seaport in Uruguay, and the maritime gateway of Uruguay.
Although the city is located in a temperate zone of 35 degrees south latitude, the temperature difference throughout the year is not large, the climate is pleasant, trees and flowers are everywhere, and the air is fresh. There are dense urban parks, and quiet residential areas have been built near several large beaches suitable for swimming. Office buildings and residential buildings are mostly European architectural styles. The annual average temperature is 16℃, the average temperature in January is 23℃, and the average temperature in July is 10℃. It is foggy from May to October every year. The annual average rainfall is about 1000 mm.
The original meaning of "Montevideo" is "I see the mountains" in Portuguese. MONTE is "mountain", and VIDEO is "I saw it". According to legend, when the Portuguese expedition arrived here for the first time in the 17th century, a sailor found a hill just 139 meters above sea level in the northwest of the old city and exclaimed: "I see the mountain." This is why the city of Mongolia got its name. But this statement is not recognized by academia. Montevideo began as a mixture of military fortresses and ports, with a long tradition of immigration. The city of Montjuic was built between 1726 and 1730, when the Spanish Bruno Mauricio de Zabala established a military fortress and settled 13 households on Christmas Day in 1726. Montevideo is not only the political, economic, trade, financial and cultural center of Uzbekistan, but also one of the major port cities with a long history in the southern corner of Latin America.
Montevideo’s transportation includes rail, road and air transportation to the whole country, and to Argentina and Brazil. The city also concentrates three-quarters of the country's industries, with meat refrigeration and processing the largest scale, as well as textile, flour, petroleum smelting, chemical and tanning industries. The port of Montevideo has a world-renowned balcony with a unique concept, known as the "Balcony Kingdom". The port is about 30 minutes away from the country's largest international airport by car, and there are regular flights to all over the world. The Port of Montevideo is also one of the main ports in South America.