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Uruguay
(3,507 words)

La República Oriental del Uruguay (The Eastern Republic of Uruguay)

Demographics (United Nations)

Population

3,494,000

Area

180,000 sq. km (68,000 sq. mi)

Population density

20/sq. km (51/sq. mi)

Growth rate p.a.

0.36% (per 1,000: births 13, deaths 9)

Under 15 years

21%

Urban dwellers

96% (0.40% p.a.)

Capital city

Montevideo 1,752,000

Languages & peoples (World Christian Database)

Mother tongues

91% Spanish, 3% Italian, 1% Galician…

Cite this page
“Uruguay”, in: World Christian Encyclopedia Online, Todd M. Johnson, Gina A. Zurlo. Consulted online on 31 July 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2666-6855_WCEO_COM_02URY>
First published online: 2020



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