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🇺🇾 Uruguay

Country located in South America

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General information related to the country

Comprehensive data for Uruguay
Country NameUruguay
Country Name (Local)Uruguay
Country Flag🇺🇾
Country Area181034 km2
Country Code (ISO 3166-1)UY
ContinentSouth America
RegionSouth America
Capital NameMontevideo
Capital Latitude-34.90328
Capital Longitude-56.18816
Postal Code Format#####
Postal Code Regex^(\d{5})$


The currency used for the locale code is Uruguay Peso.

Currency information for Uruguay and locale
Currency NameUruguay Peso
Currency Name (Local)Uruguayan peso
Currency CodeUYU
Currency Symbol$
Currency Numeric858
Currency Subunit Value100
Currency Subunit NameCentesimos

Languages Spoken


Uruguay has one timezone with UTC offset UTC-03:00.



Uruguay shares borders with 2 countries and it's not landlocked.

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What country is 🇺🇾?

People often ask which country uses 🇺🇾 emoji flag. The answer is Uruguay.Uruguay is located in South America continent. The country area is 181034 km2, and the capital city is Montevideo (-34.90328, -56.18816). Some of the neighboring countries are Argentina, Brazil, and the country is not landlocked. Some of the timezones in Uruguay are UTC-03:00. The currency used in Uruguay is Uruguayan peso (UYU). People in Uruguay speak mostly Spanish. Uruguay is part of the South America region.