Flag of Uruguay

The Uruguayan flag is a field of stripes with in the left corner a sun. The used colors in the flag are blue, yellow, white. The proportion of the Uruguayan flag is 2:3. The Flag of Uruguay was adopted in 1828. The first use of the current flag design was in 1828. The last change to the current Uruguayan flag design was in 1830.

Flag of Uruguay

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Flag proportion

Ratio 2:3


  • First flag usage: 1828
  • Adoption current flag: 1828
  • Last change flag: 1830

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About Uruguay


3 442 765


68 037 sq mi
176 215 km2

Population density

51 sq mi
20 km2

Country information

Country: Uruguay
Continent: South America
Official languages: Spanish
Capital: Montevideo
Government: Unitary presidential constitutional republic
Border length: 972 miles / 1 564 km
Neighbouring countries
Argentina: 360 miles 579 km
Brazil: 612 miles 985 km

The Uruguayan flag is the flag of the country named Uruguay. Uruguay is located in continental South America. Uruguay has 2 neighbouring countries. The total length of land borders of Uruguay is 972 mi/ 1 564 km. Uruguay border neighbours and border lengths are: Argentina: 579 km, Brazil: 985 km.

3 480 222 people are living in Uruguay, a country stretching over 68 037 sq mi/ 176 215 km² (0.68% water). The population density in Uruguay is of 51 per sq mi/ 20 people per km². The official language of Uruguay is Spanish. The capital city of Uruguay is Montevideo. Uruguay is a Unitary presidential constitutional republic.

The currency in Uruguay is the Uruguayan peso $ (UYU). UTC (standard time) in Uruguay is UTC-03:00 and UTC-02:00 in summer. Uruguay has the unique two-letter country code, UY (also Internet top-level domain), its three-letter country code is URY, and its three-digit country code is 858. The calling code for Uruguay is +598.




Uruguayan peso $ (UYU)


CET: UTC-03:00
CEST: UTC-02:00


Internet TLD: UY
Three-letter country code: URY
Three-digit country code: 858
Calling code: +598