The department capitals feature in white squares and the black dots represent the major cities. The red dot on the map of Uruguay points the national capital.
Location and Geography of Uruguay
The political map of Uruguay shows the location of the country in the southern part of South America. The country borders with Argentina and Brazil and the Atlantic Ocean. The latitudinal and longitudinal extent of the country is 33° South and 56° West respectively. Of the total area of 176,220 square kilometers, the total land area covered is 173,620 square kilometers and the area covered by water is 2,600 square kilometers. 660 kilometers make up the coastline of the country. The lowest point of the country is Atlantic Ocean and the highest point is Cerro Catedral, situated 514 meters above sea level.
Uruguay Administrative Departments and Capitals
The administrative departments of the country feature in different colors on the Uruguay map. The administrative capitals are pointed with white squares. They are listed below:
Capital of Uruguay
Situated at an altitude of 43 meters above sea level is the capital of Uruguay. Montevideo is marked with a red dot on the printable map of Uruguay. The geographical coordinates of the city are 34° 51' 29'' South latitude and 56° 10' 15''West longitude respectively. The nearby town and cities are Belveder, Penarol, Arroyo Seco, Cerrito, Reducto, Bella Vista, Union, Piedras Blancas, paso Molino and Villa Munoz. Carrasco International and the Angel S Adami are the two airports, which serve as gateways to the capital city of Uruguay.
|Colonia||119,266||6,106||2,358||Colonia (del Sacramento)|
|Rio Negro||53,989||9,282||3,584||Fray Bentos|
|San Jose||103,104||4,992||1,927||San Jose (de Mayo)|
|Treinta y Tres||49,318||9,529||3,679||Treinta y Tres|
Note : -Population: 2004 census
Last Updated On : January 25, 2013