|Population||3,420,000 People (as of 2014)|
|Area||176,215 Square Kilometers (68,000 Square Miles)|
|Capital City||Montevideo (Population 1,800,000)|
|Currency||Uruguayan Peso (UYU)|
"Soy del sur, y vengo del sur" José "Pepe" Mujica - 2013
Uruguay, officially the República Oriental del Uruguay (Oriental Republic of Uruguay), is a country in the southeastern region of South America. It is bordered by Argentina to its west and Brazil to its north and east, with the Atlantic Ocean to the south and southeast.