Largest Cities in Uruguay

Facts about Uruguay

Official languages: Spanish
Capital: Montevideo
Area: 176,220 km²
Population: 3.5 million residents
Population density: 19.73 residents per km²
Currency: UYU
Internet TLD: .uy
ISO codes: UY, URY, 858
The telephone code from Uruguay is +598

Uruguay Flag

Uruguay is a state in South America. The full name of the country of Uruguay is Republic of the East of the (River) Uruguay. In the Guarani language, Uruguay means river of colorful birds.

Biggest Cities of Uruguay by Population

# City Population Latitude Longitude
1 Montevideo, Uruguay 1,270,848 -34.9033 -56.1882
2 Salto, Uruguay 99,934 -31.3833 -57.9667
3 Paysandu, Uruguay 73,360 -32.3171 -58.0807
4 Las Piedras, Uruguay 69,793 -34.7302 -56.2192
5 Rivera, Uruguay 64,742 -30.9053 -55.5508
6 Maldonado, Uruguay 55,589 -34.9 -54.95
7 Tacuarembo, Uruguay 51,965 -31.7169 -55.9811
8 Melo, Uruguay 51,134 -32.3703 -54.1675
9 Mercedes, Uruguay 42,470 -33.2524 -58.0305
10 Artigas, Uruguay 42,020 -30.4 -56.4667
11 Minas, Uruguay 38,136 -34.3759 -55.2377
12 San Jose de Mayo, Uruguay 36,640 -34.3375 -56.7136
13 Durazno, Uruguay 34,037 -33.3806 -56.5236
14 Florida, Uruguay 32,345 -34.0956 -56.2142
15 Barros Blancos, Uruguay 31,761 -34.7524 -56.0026
16 Treinta y Tres, Uruguay 25,764 -33.2333 -54.3833
17 Rocha, Uruguay 25,626 -34.4833 -54.3333
18 San Carlos, Uruguay 25,049 -34.7912 -54.9182
19 Pando, Uruguay 24,158 -34.7172 -55.9584
20 Fray Bentos, Uruguay 23,390 -33.1165 -58.3107
21 Colonia del Sacramento, Uruguay 21,825 -34.4626 -57.8398
22 Trinidad, Uruguay 21,540 -33.5165 -56.8996
23 La Paz, Uruguay 20,024 -34.7603 -56.2259
24 Canelones, Uruguay 19,809 -34.5228 -56.2778
25 Delta del Tigre, Uruguay 18,084 -34.7649 -56.3645
26 Carmelo, Uruguay 17,032 -34.0002 -58.284
27 Santa Lucia, Uruguay 16,549 -34.4533 -56.3906
28 Progreso, Uruguay 16,084 -34.6674 -56.2176
29 Young, Uruguay 16,035 -32.6984 -57.6269
30 Dolores, Uruguay 15,991 -33.5301 -58.217
31 Paso de Carrasco, Uruguay 15,504 -34.8603 -56.0522
32 Rio Branco, Uruguay 13,678 -32.598 -53.3858
33 Juan L. Lacaze, Uruguay 13,334 -34.4189 -57.4529
34 Paso de los Toros, Uruguay 13,332 -32.8167 -56.5167
35 Bella Union, Uruguay 13,282 -30.2597 -57.5992
36 Chui, Uruguay 10,596 -33.6979 -53.4593
37 Nueva Helvecia, Uruguay 10,165 -34.3 -57.2333
38 Nueva Palmira, Uruguay 9,446 -33.8703 -58.4118
39 Libertad, Uruguay 9,422 -34.6346 -56.6174
40 Rosario, Uruguay 9,419 -34.3167 -57.35
41 Colonia Nicolich, Uruguay 9,013 -34.8152 -56.0243
42 Piriapolis, Uruguay 8,079 -34.8629 -55.2747
43 Castillos, Uruguay 7,797 -34.1987 -53.8592
44 Tranqueras, Uruguay 7,585 -31.2 -55.75
45 Sarandi del Yi, Uruguay 7,478 -33.35 -55.6333
46 Punta del Este, Uruguay 7,345 -34.9475 -54.9338
47 Pan de Azucar, Uruguay 7,291 -34.7787 -55.2358
48 San Ramon, Uruguay 7,119 -34.2915 -55.9557
49 Lascano, Uruguay 7,087 -33.6724 -54.2065
50 Sarandi Grande, Uruguay 6,552 -33.7333 -56.3333
51 Joaquin Suarez, Uruguay 6,368 -34.735 -56.0347
52 Tarariras, Uruguay 6,180 -34.2655 -57.6187
53 Sauce, Uruguay 6,021 -34.6519 -56.0643
54 Jose Pedro Varela, Uruguay 5,499 -33.4545 -54.5359
55 Guichon, Uruguay 5,162 -32.3585 -57.1978

Uruguay: Montevideo

The capital of Uruguay is Montevideo. 1.3 million people live in the city on the Río de la Plata. If you take the surrounding area into account, there are almost 2 million and thus almost half of the population. The name comes from the small mountain that lies in the city: mountain means monte in Spanish . Montevideo is a city where, according to surveys across Latin America, you can live particularly well.

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