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Uruguay is located in Southern South America, bordering the South Atlantic Ocean, between Argentina and Brazil.

Population (2014 est) – 3,332,972

Area – 109,500mi

Capital – Montevideo

Ethnic Background

     White – 88%

     Mestizo – 8%

     Black – 4%

Exports - beef, soybeans, cellulose, rice, wheat, wood, dairy products; wool

Imports - refined oil, crude oil, passenger and other transportation vehicles, vehicle parts, cellular phones

Life Expectancy (2014 est) – M 74 years     F 80 years

Infant Mortality (2014 est) - 8.97 deaths/1,000 live births

Adult Illiteracy Rate – 1.9%

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