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Uruguay UY Facts Info Stuff

World Country Facts:

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Uruguay Facts Info Stuff (UY):

Uruguay Latitude Facts: -33.78525 and Uruguay Longitude Facts: -56.271875

Uruguay Regions are: Canelones Cerro Largo Colonia Durazno Flores Florida Lavalleja Maldonado Montevideo Paysandu Rio Negro Rivera Rocha Salto San Jose Soriano Tacuarembo Treinta y Tres

Various World Country Facts:

  1. Malawi Category: Military - Military service age and obligation (years of age): 18 years of age for voluntary military service; standard obligation is 2 years of active duty and 5 years of reserve service (2007)

  2. Congo, Republic of the Category: People - Languages (%): French (official), Lingala and Monokutuba (lingua franca trade languages), many local languages and dialects (of which Kikongo is the most widespread)

  3. Botswana Category: Communications - Telephone system: general assessment: the system is expanding with the growth of mobile-cellular service and participation in regional development; system is fully digital with fiber-optic cables linking the major population centers in the east; fixed-line connections declined in recent years and now stand at roughly 8 per 100 persons; mobile-cellular telephone density currently is about 80 per 100 persons; domestic: small system of open-wire lines, microwave radio relay links, and a few radiotelephone communication stations; mobile-cellular service is growing fast; international: country code - 267; international calls are made via satellite, using international direct dialing; 2 international exchanges; digital microwave radio relay links to Namibia, Zambia, Zimbabwe, and South Africa; satellite earth station - 1 Intelsat (Indian Ocean) (2007)

  4. Pacific Ocean Category: Geography - Area - comparative: about 15 times the size of the US; covers about 28% of the global surface; larger than the total land area of the world

  5. Mayotte Category: Government - Executive branch: chief of state: President Nicolas SARKOZY (since 16 May 2007); represented by Prefect Denis ROBIN (since 28 July 2008); head of government: President of the General Council Said Omar OILI (since 8 April 2004); cabinet: NA; elections: French president elected by popular vote for a five-year term; prefect appointed by the French president on the advice of the French Ministry of the Interior; president of the General Council elected by the members of the General Council for a six-year term; next election to be held in 2010



CIT.DIRECTORY Source: CIA - The World Factbook - https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/fields/2028.html