Profiles from various sources, demographics, travel issues and warnings, consulate information, embassies, communications, safety concerns, and related information you should know as you travel to and within the country.
Entry and exit requirements plus consulate and embassy information for US citizens, safety and security, crime, medical facilities and health, traffic and transportation data, plus adoption information.
"Uruguay has traditionally been better off than many other countries in South America, and is known for its advanced education and social security systems and liberal laws governing social issues such as divorce."
Information stored in the US Library of Congress includes historical background, geography, society, economy, transportation, government, military, national security, police, plus a bibliography and glossary.
Introduction, Maps, Geography, People, Government, Economy, Communications, Transportation, Military and Transnational Issues prepared and maintained with regular updates from the US Central Intelligence Agency.
Country facts, recommedations for people thinking of retiring there, climate and general information about Uruguay.
"Situated in southeastern South America, Uruguay consists mostly of low, rolling grasslands. Ranchers raise cattle and sheep on the well-watered pastures. It has one of the highest urbanization and literacy rates in South America as well as the lowest poverty and population growth rates."