Uruguay Highlights

"Uruguay natural"

Uruguay Ratings

Cultural Exchange: 4.3 out of 5 stars (4.3 / 5)

Outdoor Activity: 4.1 out of 5 stars (4.1 / 5)

Nature Discovery: 4.2 out of 5 stars (4.2 / 5)

Overall: 4.2 out of 5 stars (4.2 / 5)

Outdoor Activities in Uruguay

Horse Riding, Kitesurfing, Surfing

Country Profile

Capital: Montevideo

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

Languages: Spanish

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.

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