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Surface: 175 016 km²
Capital: Montevideo
Population: 3,318,535 inhabitants (2011)

Travel advice
Status: Exercise Vigilance.
More information about this advice, visit National Government .

Best time
January, February and December are the best months to travel to Uruguay. In these months you have the best chance for pleasant temperatures.

Spanish is the official language in Uruguay. In addition, there are English, French, Portuguese and Italian speaking.

Travel documents
You must have a passport valid for at least six months upon arrival in Uruguay.
A visa is not required if you are less than 3 months in Uruguay.

Immunization (vaccination)
To visit Uruguay is advisable to get one or more vaccinations.

Money and Money
In Uruguay is paid by the Uruguayan peso (uyp).

Traffic and route
In Uruguay you must drive on the right side of the road.

In Uruguay is sometimes an adapter needed.

Tap water
It is not recommended to drink water from the tap.

News and newspapers
The latest news regarding Uruguay can be found on Google news .
A summary of the newspapers from Uruguay please visit Abyznewslinks .

Websites from Uruguay finish on .uy.
Official website of Uruguay: turismo.gub.uy .

Photos and Videos
On Flickr you can find a beautiful collection of photos of Uruguay.
On Youtube you will find a nice collection of videos of Uruguay.

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An overview of all the holidays in Uruguay available at Beleven.org .

Protected areas and World Heritage
An overview of the protected natural areas (such as national parks, reserves and wildlife parks) in Uruguay can be found on Protected Planet .
An overview of the World Heritage in Uruguay can be found on the World Heritage List of UNESCO.

Source: Wikipedia, Wiki Voyage, Government, Embassy Countries, GGD, Google News, Abyznews, Yellow Pages, Flickr, Youtube, Beleven.org, Waarbenjijnu.nl, Protected Planet, World Heritage List.