Uruguay Travel Guide

Uruguay Travel Guide

TRAVEL WARNING Country-specific safety information Crime The police statistics of the Uruguayan Ministry of the Interior show a noticeable increase in crime in Montevideo in recent years. The focus is on robbery and theft, increasingly involving gun violence. Armed robberies of restaurants in better residential areas of Montevideo are on the rise. Certain streets and […]

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Uruguay Overview

Uruguay Overview

GENERAL Official name of the state Republic of East Uruguay. Capital Montevideo. Geography According to historyaah, Uruguay is one of the smallest South American states and borders Brazil to the north and the Atlantic Ocean to the southeast. The Uruguay River, which merges into the Río de la Plata Delta towards the coast, forms the […]

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Uruguay Old History

Uruguay Old History

The coast of Uruguay, discovered by the Spaniard Juan Diaz de Solis in 1516, was then by Caboto in 1537 equipped with a first fort in Rio San Salvador; but the Spanish occupation followed methodically only in the 17th and 18th centuries. In previous years Spain and Portugal were always engaged in disputes over the […]

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