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Locale Code: es-UY

The locale code represents Spanish language in Uruguay.

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General information related to the locale code

Comprehensive es-UY locale data for Uruguay
Country NameUruguay
Country Name (Local)Uruguay
Country Flag🇺🇾
Country Area181034 km2
Country Code (ISO 3166-1)UY
Language NameSpanish
Language Name (Local)Español
Language Code (ISO 639-1)es
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 es-UY is Uruguay Peso.

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


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 is 'es-UY' locale code?

Every locale code is a unique identifier for a specific language and country (or region). It is used in software development to localize applications and websites. Locale code is a combination of ISO 639-1 language code and ISO 3166-1 country code. For example, es_UY is a locale code for Spanish language in Uruguay. Locale codes are used to define the language and country settings for date, time, currency, and number formatting. They are also used to translate user interfaces and messages in software applications. Locale codes are essential for building multilingual and internationalized software products. They are used in programming languages, frameworks, and libraries to provide internationalization and localization features. Locale codes are also used in databases, operating systems, and web browsers to provide language and country-specific settings. Locale codes are standardized by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) and are widely used in software development.