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Uruguay is the second-smallest country in South America and the landscape features mostly rolling plains and low hills (cuchilla) with a fertile coastal lowland; most of it grassland, ideal for cattle and sheep raising.
Uruguay's economy is characterised by an export-oriented agricultural sector, a well-educated workforce, and high levels of social spending.
Uruguay is distinguished by its high literacy rate, large urban middle class, and relatively even income distribution.
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 Uruguay: Tutte le informazioni su Uruguay su Encyclopedia.it   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-20)
Uruguay: Tutte le informazioni su Uruguay su Encyclopedia.it
Le altre città hanno ruoli nettamente inferiori: le principali sono Salto e Paysandù, porti fluviali sull' Uruguay, Rivera e Melo, nella fascia a ridosso del confine brasiliano.
Lungo il corso dei fiumi settentrionali e dell' Uruguay si incontra la foresta a galleria, ricca di essenze tropicali; sulle zone più elevate delle cuchillas la vegetazione è rappresentata da rade boscaglie xerofile.
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 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Uruguay
Its boundaries are; west, the Río Uruguay; south the Río Uruguay, south the Río de la Plata, which separate it from the Argentine Republic for a distance of 425 miles, south also and east, the Atlantic ocean for 200 miles, and Lago Mirim, a lagoon dividing Uruguay from the southeast of Brazil.
Uruguay's independence was soon recognized by both the Argentine and Brazil in the Treaty of Montevideo, 27 August, 1828.
Slavery was abolished in Uruguay in December, 1843.
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 HighBeam Encyclopedia - Uruguay   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-20)
Although Uruguay is within the temperate zone, climatic variations are moderate; generally the climate is warm, with rainfall evenly distributed through the seasons, but in some years there are severe droughts.
Uruguay's magnificent beaches, such as those at Punta del Este, are great economic assets; tourists, chiefly vacationing Argentines, contribute much to the national income.
Uruguay is a republic with a president who is elected for a five-year term and serves both as chief of state and head of government.
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 Uruguay encyclopedia : Cultural Information , Maps, Uruguay politics and officials, Uruguay History. Travel to Uruguay
Uruguay encyclopedia : Cultural Information, Maps, Uruguay politics and officials, Uruguay History.
Uruguay, officially the Eastern Republic of Uruguay or Republic East of the Uruguay (River) (Spanish: República Oriental del Uruguay; pron.
It is bordered by Brazil to the north, the Uruguay River to the west, the estuary of the Río de la Plata (literally "River of Silver", but commonly known in English as "River Plate") to the southwest, with Argentina on the other bank of both, and finally the South Atlantic Ocean to the southeast.
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