Important cities: Montevideo, Chuy, Colonia, Durazno, La Paloma, Paysandu, Piriapolis, Punta del Este, Salto
Currency: Uruguayan peso (UYU)
Visa policy: Link
Area: 176,215 km2
Mobile Phone: Antel, Claro and Movistar provide cell-phone service in Uruguay.
Country code: +598
Electricity: 220V, 50Hz
Internet TLD: .uy
Time Zone: UTC−3
Sources: Lonely Planet, Wikipedia, Wikitravel
Description: Uruguay has a humid subtropical climate. It is fairly uniform nationwide, since the country is located entirely within the temperate zone. Seasonal variations do exist, but extremes in temperature are rare.
When should you go: It's pleasant to visit Uruguay during summer, from December to March.