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Uruguay (GPS: 33 00 S, 56 00 W) located in Southern South America, bordering the South Atlantic Ocean, between Argentina and Brazil. The country’s area measurements are total: 176,215 sq km; land: 175,015 sq km, water: 1,200 sq km. This sovereign state is slightly smaller than the state of Washington. The total irrigated land is 2,380 sq km (2012).
One of the essential features of Uruguay: Second-smallest South American country (after Suriname). Most of the low-lying landscape (three-quarters of the country) is grassland, ideal for cattle and sheep raising.