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All the chats in Uruguay

  1. Chats in Artigas
  2. Chats in Canelones
  3. Chats in Cerro Largo
  4. Chats in Colonia
  5. Chats in Durazno
  6. Chats in Flores
  7. Chats in Florida
  8. Chats in Lavalleja
  9. Chats in Maldonado
  10. Chats in Montevideo
  11. Chats in Paysandú
  12. Chats in Río Negro
  13. Chats in Rivera
  14. Chats in Rocha
  15. Chats in Salto
  16. Chats in San José
  17. Chats in Soriano
  18. Chats in Tacuarembó
  19. Chats in Treinta y Tres
Uruguay

Uruguay, officially the Eastern Republic of Uruguay, is a country in South America, located in the eastern part of the American Southern Cone. It borders to the northeast with Brazil -state of Rio Grande do Sul-, to the west and southwest with Argentina -provinces of Entre Ríos, Corrientes, Buenos Aires and the Autonomous City of Buenos Aires- and has coasts in the Atlantic Ocean from the south. It covers 176 215 km² and is the second smallest country in South America, after Suriname According to the data of the last census of the INE in 2011, the population of Uruguay is of 3 286 314 inhabitants, with which it appears in the tenth position among the South American countries.

It is a presidentialist republic subdivided into nineteen departments and 112 municipalities. The capital and most populated city of the country is Montevideo, with 1.3 million inhabitants, and whose metropolitan area is around 2 million, which represents 56.3% of the national total. He is a founding member of the United Nations, of Mercosur, of the OAS, of UNASUR and of the G77, and forms part of other international organizations. The current Uruguayan territory was known during the colonial era as Banda Oriental, and included part of the current Brazilian state of Rio Grande do Sul, and on August 27,1828 the Preliminary Peace Convention was signed, establishing the creation of an independent state, although without an official name.

The name of the new state given in its first Constitution was "Oriental State of Uruguay", changing the same for the current one in the Constitutional Reform of 1918. It has a temperate climate with an average temperature of 17.5 ºC, with January being the warmest month, with an average of 22.6°C, and July the coldest month, with an average of 10.6°C. Rains are abundant and vary from almost 1000 mm per year in the south to 1500 mm in the north, on the border with Brazil. The precipitations also have seasonal variations, being the months of autumn and spring those that register more abundant precipitations. The main economic resources are agriculture, afforestation and livestock. Mineral and energy resources are scarce, and the main industries are paper and cardboard, cement and oil refinery.

According to the United Nations, it is the Latin American country with the highest level of literacy, according to the study by Transparency International, the country in Latin America with the lowest Perception of Corruption Index and the 23rd in the world. The United Nations Development Program says it is the third country in Latin America with the highest Human Development Index and the 54th in the world, according to the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean, it is one of the countries in the region with a more equitable income distribution, with a Gini coefficient of 0.39. It is also the fourth country in Latin America with the highest life expectancy, in 2018 it is the third country in Latin America with the highest GDP per capita.

The Latinobarómetro Corporation, in a study carried out in 2008, places it as the most peaceful country in Latin America, and according to the American magazine International Living, it is the best in Latin America to live in. This publication assures that it is among the twenty safest countries in the world, while the British publication The Economist, places it among the twenty most democratic, being the only South American country considered by that index as a "full democracy".