Uruguay Montevideo

Clothing in Uruguay

Typical and cultural

I couldn't find cultural clothing for women and in every article I read it always talked about what the men wear

I couldn't find very many pictures of typical clothing now but I found one that you can kind of see

Next is the climate

Climate in Uruguay is warm most of the year with almost unknown freezing temperatures

Next is the Uruguay flag

The horizontal stripes on the flag represent the nine original departments of Uruguay. The first flag designed in 1828 had 9 light blue stripes; this number was reduced to 4 in 1830 before the proclamation of the country's first Constitution. The Sun of May represents a new nation in the world. Taken from Wikipedia

This next subject is the best one in this entire presentation, food

Two common dishes in Uruguay are Asado and chivito

The asado is just a fancy barbecue, while the chivito is just a sandwich

Next is population as of Thursday march 23 2017 Uruguays estimated population is 3,453,351 and is ranked 136in the list of countries by population

The currency in Uruguay is called the Uruguayan peso. In conversion it is roughly 1 dollar equals 28 Uruguayan pesos

Uruguays government is a constitutional republic Constitution some facts on the constitution are as follows

Adopted: 1967; Has been amended in 1989, 1994, 1996, and 2004. Topics include: the nation and its sovereignty, rights, duties, and guarantees, citizenship and suffrage, the form of government and its various powers, sections of the general assembly, provisions common to both chambers, and the permanent commission; introduction, and relations between the executive and legislative power.

The head of Uruguays government is President Tabaré Vázquez

You may notice that he has the coat of arms across his chest

Now some history of Uruguay

Prior to European settlement, Uruguay was inhabited by indigenous people, the Charrúas. Juan Díaz de Solis, a Spaniard, visited Uruguay in 1516, but the Portuguese were first to settle it when they founded the town of Colonia del Sacramento in 1680.

Uruguays independence

The Brazilian Empire became independent from Portugal in 1822. In response to the annexation, the Thirty-Three Orientals, led by Juan Antonio Lavalleja, declared independence on 25 August 1825 supported by the United Provinces of the Rio de la Plata (present-day Argentina).

As far as I can tell the only language they speak is Spanish Which makes it easy if you are traveling, as you only have to learn one language

The three main religious groups in Uruguay is Christian, Roman Catholic, or no religion at all.

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