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Key data for the Oriental Republic of Uruguay

Head of state: President Jose Mujica
Head of government: Jose Mujica
Type of state: presidential republic
Land area: 176,215 km2
Capital: Montevideo
Population: 3.39 million (2013 est.)
Language/s: Spanish
Currency: Uruguayan peso (UYU)
Gross domestic product (GDP) 2013 est: USD 51.7 billion
Change over previous year: +3.8 %
Per capita GDP 2013 est: USD 15,254
Swiss colony 2012: 1019 persons
Swiss exports 2012: CHF 232 million
Change over previous year: +75,2 %
Swiss imports 2012: CHF 35.24 million
Change over previous year: -7.9 %