What is Uruguay Famous/Known For?
10Uruguay Has Great Wines
Uruguay is located in the southeastern part of South America. The country has about 3.44 million inhabitants, with 1.8 million people living in its capital city. With a landmass of roughly 176,000sqkm (68,000 square miles), Uruguay is the second smallest country in South America. What are some of the numerous things this great country is famous for? The country has a vast wine industry with more than 20,000 acres dedicated to it. Uruguay is one of the top five (5) producers of wine in South America, after Argentina, Brazil, Chile, and Peru. The region of Canelones close to Montevideo is known all over the country for its concentrated wine production. Click the next ARROW to see the next photo!