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  1. Uruguay By: Ashley Attieh

  2. Basic Info About Uruguay • Country: Uruguay • Capital: Montevideo • Language: Spanish • Currency: Uruguayan Peso • Government: Constitutional Republic • Main Religion: Roman Catholic

  3. Exports • Uruguay Has many exports but her are the most common ones: Beef, Soybeans, Rice, Wheat, Wood, Dairy Products, and Wool.

  4. Sports • If you were wondering what kinds of sports are there in Uruguay here are some : Football, Basketball, rugby, and tennis. Rugby is : A team played with an oval ball that may be kicked, carried, and passed from hand to hand. Points are scored by grounding the ball.

  5. Weather • Because of the Earths rotation Uruguay is on the other side. When we have Winter the have Summer , and when we have Summer they have Winter. So I am going in January so I can see more of Uruguay. • The warmest temperature they get in January is 69°F - 78°F.

  6. Unique Fact • The Oriental Republic of Uruguay was officially born in 1828. It is the second smallest country in South America after Suriname.

  7. 3 Historical Sites • Plaza Independencia-(Spanish for Independence Square) is the name of Montevideo's most important plaza. • El Cabildo- El Cabildo is a city hall where they signed the Uruguay constitution in 1830. • Plaza Zabala- In late 1878, during the dictatorship of Colonel Lorenzo Latorre, it was decided to demolish the old fort and build a public square in its place.

  8. Major/Other city And Entertainment ENTERTAINMENT • Horseback Riding • Surfing MAJOR/OTHER CITY • Montevideo- Most of my things • Rivera- Water Fall

  9. Flight Information/Hotel On the way: Leaving on January 19 DTW at 3:00 p.m. Landing in MIA at 6:05 p.m. Leaving MIA at 11:15 p.m. Landing in MVD at 11:28 a.m. On the way back: Leaving on January 28 the MVD at 11:10 p.m. landing in MIA at 5:25 a.m. Leaving MIA at 11:00 a.m. Landing in DTW at 2:15 p.m. Hotel Aqua Junior Suite

  10. Facts • The Palacio Legislativo (National Parlament) is the first in all South America and a great symbol of Uruguay’s democracy. • The Uruguayan Peso = 0.05 U.S Dollars.