- Bird: Southern Lapwing
- Coat of Arms:
- Coat of Arms: The Coat of Arms consists of an oval, divided into four equal sections and crowned by a rising golden sun, the "Sun of May", symbolizing the rising of Uruguay. The oval is surrounded by a laurel branch on the left and a olive one on the right, representing honour and peace.
In the upper left quadrant there is a scale, representing equality. The upper right quadrant contains the Cerro de Montevideo (Montevideo Hill) with its fortress on the summit, representing strength. In the lower left quadrant, there is a galloping horse, representing liberty. The lower right quadrant shows an ox, representing abundance.
- Flag of Uruguay
- Flower: Ceibo
- Motto: "Libertad o Muerte" "Liberty or Death"
|Land Area||175,015 km2|
|Water Area||1,200 km2|
|Total Area||176,215km2 (#89)|
|Government Type||Presidential Republic|
|GDP (PPP)||$73.25 Billion|
|GDP Per Capita||$20,300|
Countries Of South America
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