Uruguay

Travel brochure

Historical sites

  • Santa Teresa Fortress. Rocha.
  • Lighthouse of Colonia. Colonia del Sacramento.
  • Ruins of the Convent of San Francisco. Colonia del Sacramento.
  • Artigas Square.
  • La Barra Bridge. Maldonado.
  • Matriz Church. Colonia del Sacramento.
  • Sunset from the Pier. Villa de Soriano.
  • Old Sacramento Historic

Weather/climate

The climate of Uruguary is humid subtropical (Cfa according to the classification ). It is fairly uniform nationwide, since the country is located entirely within the temperate zone. Seasonal variations are pronounced, but extremes in temperature are rare. As would be expected by its abundance of water, high humidity and fog are common. The absence of mountains and other weather barriers makes all locations vulnerable to high winds and rapid changes in weather as fronts or storms sweep across the country. Weather is sometimes humid.

Government

  1. The politics of Uruguay abide by a presidential representative democratic republic, under which the President of Uruguay is both the head of state and the head of government, as well as a multiform party system.

Population

population of Uruguay, including population density, ethnicity, education level, health of the populace, economic status, religious affiliations and other aspects of the population.

leisure activites

Football (Soccer),Basketball,Rugby union,Tennis,Motorsport.

monetary system

Uruguay did not issue any paper money during this period, but paper near-money did appear. The Law of 26 January 1831 provided for a copper exchange company (Sociedad encambio del cobre) to issue notes for 1 and 5 pesos in exchange for copper coin. These notes were payable to bearer at sight after 90 days in gold onzas, silver pesos fuertes or patacones, or in subsidiary Brazilian silver, and they were received by government offices at par with silver and gold coin.Uruguay's first coins were two copper, centésimo denominations dated 1840, struck by a private firm (Taller Augustín Jouve) in Montevideo, the type being that of a radiate sunface: 5c, 24 mm (≈6000 pieces); and, 20c, 27·00 g, 37 mm (≈18,500 pieces). The 5c coin was known as cinquiño (from Portuguese cinquinho or maybe Galician cinquiño), the 20c as a vintén (from Portuguese vintém).

food

the most popular food in Uruguay. Asado could be closely followed in the list by chivitos and milanesas, both of them very popular and a traditional component of the Uruguayan cuisine. Then, we can also find the pascualina and the puchero: both of them made with vegetables and often present in the table of Uruguayan families.

hoidays

According to Uruguayan Law 16,805 with modifications of Law 17,414, the holidays declared by law, subject to the commemoration of them, follow the following scheme (whose conmemoration as “moveable holidays”)If coincide on Saturday, Sunday or Monday will be observed in those days.If occur on Tuesday or Wednesday, will be observed on Monday immediately preceding.If occur on Thursday or Friday shall be observed on the Monday immediately followingThis will not occur with Carnival and Tourism Week, and corresponding to January 1st and 6th, May 1st, June 19th, July 18th, August 25th, November 2nd and December 25th, which will continue watching on the day of the week that may occur, whatever the same
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cites

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