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  • Area: 176,215 sq. km (68,037 sq. mi.)
  • Population: 3,351,016 (2016 est.)
  • Population growth rate: 0.27% (2016 est.)
  • Life expectancy: 77.2 years (2016)
  • Languages: Spanish (official), Portunol, Brazilero
  • Religions: Roman Catholic 47.1%, non-Catholic Christians 11.1%, nondenominational 23.2%, Jewish 0.3%, atheist or agnostic 17.2%, other 1.1%
  • Formal name: Oriental Republic of Uruguay
  • Alternate names: Banda Oriental, Eastern Republic of Uruguay, Oriental Republic of Uruguay, Republica del Uruguay, República Oriental del Uruguay
  • Government type: presidential republic
  • Leaders: chief of state and head of government: President Tabare VAZQUEZ
  • Capital: Montevideo
  • Administrative divisions: 19 departments
  • GDP per capita (PPP): $21,500 (2015 est.)
  • Exports: beef, soybeans, cellulose, rice, wheat, wood, dairy products; wool
  • Imports: refined oil, crude oil, passenger and other transportation vehicles, vehicle parts, cellular phones
  • Currency: Uruguayan peso (UYU)

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