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Uruguay: Country in South America
Uruguay, officially the Oriental Republic of Uruguay, is a country in South America. It shares borders with Argentina to its west and southwest and Brazil to its north and northeast; while bordering the Río de la Plata to the south and the Atlantic Ocean to the southeast. It is part of the Southern Cone region of South America. Uruguay covers an area of approximately 181,034 square kilometers (69,898 sq mi) and has a population of an estimated 3.51 million, of whom 2 million live in the metropolitan area of its capital and largest city, Montevideo.

PM: Time to take relationship with Uruguay to new level [Video]

PM: Time to take relationship with Uruguay to new level

The prime minister says it is time to take the UK's trade relationship with Uruguay to "a new level", as he welcomes President Luis Lacalle Pou to Downing Street. Report by Brooksl. Like us on Facebook..

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Belarusian journalists receive UNESCO Press Freedom Prize in Uruguay [Video]

Belarusian journalists receive UNESCO Press Freedom Prize in Uruguay

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Copa America 2021: Messi sets up Rodriguez goal as Argentina beat Uruguay

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Uruguay extradited a Mexican citizen to the United States where he is charged with international conspiracy to distribute cocaine and amphetamines, U.S. officials said on Friday.
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Uruguay presidential inauguration sees Latin 'pink tide' recede further

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Uruguay's conservative opposition party claimed victory as the official count of Sunday's presidential election concluded on Thursday, and the candidate of the governing party conceded defeat.
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