Uruguay is a country in South America, borders Argentina to its west and southwest and Brazil to its north and northeast, Río de la Plata to the south and the Atlantic Ocean to the southeast. Uruguay population in 2022 is estimated to be 3.49 million, covers country area of 176,215 sq km (68,037 sq mi), ranks eighty-ninth country by area and the one-hundred-thirty-second most populous country in the world. Its capital is Montevideo and other popular cities are Salto, Ciudad de la Costa, Paysandú and Las Piedras. Country code is URY, Population of Uruguay in 2021 is estimated as 3.48 million, Life expectancy of Uruguay ranks fifty-third in the world with average lifespan of 73.48 years for male and 80.56 years for female.Below table is the population of Uruguay from 1960 to 2020:
Uruguay population in 1960 is 2,538,648, by 1970 the population is increased by 271,151 totaling to 2,809,799, by 1980 the population is increased to 2,915,389, and by 1990 the total increase of 3,109,598 in 30 years from 1960 to 1990 resulting to 3,109,598. From 1990 to 2000, population increased by 210,136 to 3,319,734, and from 2000 to 2010 the population of Uruguay increase by 39,539 with a change of 1.19 percent and increase of population from 2010 to 2020 by 114,454 with a change of 3.41 percent and make up to 3,473,727.
Uruguay is divided into 19 departments (departamentos).
|Department||Area (Sq km)||Population (2011)||Capital|
|Colonia||6,106||123,203||Colonia del Sacramento|
|Río Negro||9,282||54,765||Fray Bentos|
|San José||4,992||108,309||San José de Mayo|
|Treinta y Tres||9,676||48,134||Treinta y Tres|
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