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By: Linell Dichazy

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this is uruguay  

style of government:

Politics of Uruguay. The politics of Uruguay abide by a presidential representative democratic republic, under which the President of Uruguay is both the head of state and the head of government, as well as a multiform party system.


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Uruguay Population:3.444 milion

Size:68,037 mi²

absolute location: 54' 4.0032'' S and 56° 9' 52.3152'' W.


Basic Info

Rio de la Plata:The Río de la Plata — rendered River Plate in British English and the Commonwealth and La Plata River in other English-speaking countries — is the river and estuary formed by the confluence of the Uruguay and the Paraná rivers.
fun facts:Plata, Río de la. Río de la Plata (rē´ō ŧħā lä plä´tä), estuary, c.170 mi (270 km) long, SE South America, formed by the Paraná and Uruguay rivers.

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The Landforms

The Pampas: the Pampas (from Quechua pampa, meaning "plain") are fertile South American lowlands, covering more than 750,000 km2 (289,577 sq mi), that include the Argentine provinces of Buenos Aires, La Pampa, Santa Fe, Entre Ríos and Córdoba; all of Uruguay; and the southernmost Brazilian State, Rio Grande do Sul.

fun facts:The Pampas (from Quechua pampa, meaning "plain") are fertile South American lowlands, covering more than 750,000 km!

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the coastline:Bounded on the n and ne by Brazil, on the se and s by the Atlantic Ocean, and on the w by Argentina, Uruguay has a total land boundary length of 1,564 km (972 mi) and acoastline of 660 km (410 mi). The Uruguay River and the Río de la Plata separateUruguay from Argentina.

fun facts:the coastline is the most common site in uruguay

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Uruguay has a warm temperate climate with almost unknown freezing temperatures. The countries mild climate is due to the fact that the whole country is located within a temperate zone.

Situated in the temperate zone of the tropic of Capricorn, Uruguay boasts warm summers (from December to February) and crisp winters (from June to August). The weather remains quite uniform from one region to another and there are no extremes of temperatures.


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this is the warm climent in uruguay

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this is an example of what the climent is

 climate

The average temperature for the mid-winter month of July varies from 54 °F to 48 °F while the midsummer month of January varies from 79 °F to 72 °F.

There is a big swing difference in temperatures and sunshine between winter and summer but things never get too extreme in either direction—so things are never too hot or too cold.


The lack of major mountain ranges, to stabilize the weather, may explain why there can be substantial shifts in any season from one day to the next.

Uruguay has the perfect climate for a variety of crops and there’s a wide range of locally-grown foods available. Because of its mild climate, the country can be enjoyed throughout the year.

Uruguay has four distinct seasons, but does not have ice or snow. It does however, get 41 inches of rainfall per year.

It can reach the mid-90s (34° C) during the summer, and in the winter most days hit 60° F. It is safe to say that you can put away your snow shove for good if retiring in Uruguay.

Punta del Este
A popular resort town in the south-eastern side of Uruguay, Punta del Este is high-class holiday relaxation experience with a variety of beaches and shorelines to discover. Its two coastlines are Mansa and Brava showing the start of the Atlantic Ocean on one end and the end of the River of Silver on the other side. There’s a wide selection beaches depending on your taste which has made it quite a hit to many tourists especially during summer. Its mild weather, extensive coastlines and the town’s own efforts to promote the place, Punta del Este has easily garnered the top prize on must-see places in Uruguay.

fun facts: Punta del Este is a resort city on a narrow peninsula in southeast Uruguay

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Vulture Gorge
Containing the largest canyon in the country that has an outgrowth of a subtropical forest at the foot of the gorge, Vulture Gorge, or Quebrada de los Cuervos to the natives, resembles a figure of a throat and is close to Treinta-y-Tres. The vegetation in the mountains is mostly lush grass but at the bottom, trees have grown forming forests. The variety of habitats is now home to a number of birds, mammals, insects and reptiles, many of which are poisonous. The contrasting climate between the mountains and the forests below has made this area an interesting place to visit.

fun facts: Vulture Gorge  Containing the largest canyon in the country!

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features

Lunarejo Valley
For a country filled with a complex fluvial network such as Uruguay, there are still some impressive land structures to see. Right on the borderline of Artigas and Rivera near Brazil, Lunarejo Valley contains multiple ravines, valleys and even gorges that create a scenic landscape. The valleys have sub-tropical types of vegetation and other plant species such as bromeliads and orchids. Its ravines and prairies have become home hundreds of bird species (with only about 150 identified), amphibians and reptiles. This biological richness has made the valley a valuable area not only as a sightseeing site but also as a habitat for many organisms.

fun facts: It is located in the northern part of the Cuchilla de Haedo system!

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this is steel. like in the photo, in Uruguay they turn normal steel in to poles,tubes,and many other things.


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this is clay. in uruguay they turn clay into molding clay,and pottery 


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Natural Resources

 Natural Resources are:  clays, semiprecious gemstones,gold and steel, sand and gravel,and stone(uruguay has no proven natural gas but has substantial hydroelectric capacity.)

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this is stone.In Uruguay commercial granite varieties comprise mafic rocks, granitoids, and syenitoids. There is a long tradition in Uruguay, as well as worldwide, of using dimensional stones in architecture and art, specially granitic ones

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this is sand. in uruguay they turn sand into glass,glass vases,and soil.

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this is gravel.it is little pieces of stone and can do the same thing as stone.

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 this is a Uruguay t shirt.in Uruguay they say that it is the softest mitral in Uruguay.

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this is a little toy in Uruguay. some people say that some of the toys are haunted.

in Uruguay 3 things that are made in Uruguay are, little toys, mugs, and Uruguay  t shirts.

industry

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this is a Uruguay mug. some people say that they have the best coffee in the world! 


this is rice. people in Uruguay make rice meals and many other things.

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this is corn.in Uruguay they make salsa,and other things!

foods that are growing in Uruguay

rice, wheat, barley ,and corn,

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this is barley.in Uruguay it is used in brewing and stock feed.

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this is wheat. in Uruguay people make bread, flower,and can make many other things



foods


 

Uruguayan cuisine - Sauces:

  • From asado to pasta, Uruguayan cuisine offers a widely variant of sauces, most remarkable are chimichurri, salsa criolla and salsa Carusso.
  • Spicy sauce commonly added to frankfurters (panchos), hungaras, choripanes and hamburgers.
  • Sharing the same name as the Spanish mojo, its as simply as a sauce made with garlic, oil, Parsley, Oregano, paprika, water and salt, it is added to asado during its cooking process and optionally on the dish.
  • Chimichurri is between a vinaigrette and a pesto variant, made with chopped garlic, oregano, paprika, oil, vinegar and salt.
  • Made with finely chopped tomatoes and onions, oil and salt, salsa criolla [5] is used for garment of asado, choripan and sometimes panchos.
  • Invented in Argentina but also consumed in Uruguay it is blend from mayonnaise and ketchup.

Asado - Barbecue

languages




the common languages in Uruguay is Spanish, English, French and italian


Religions


66% of the people are Roman Catholic

Virgin Mary Statue in Uruguay

Easy Common Spanish Words