Uruguay is locally known as Uruguay and the type of government it has is Republic.
The capital of Uruguay is Montevideo and has a population of 1.7 million.
The Uruguayan flag is consists of nine equal horizontal stripes of white (top and bottom) alternating with blue; a white square in the upper hoist-side corner with a yellow sun bearing a human face known as the Sun of May with 16 rays that alternate between triangular and wavy; the stripes represent the nine original departments of Uruguay; the sun symbol evokes the legend of the sun breaking through the clouds on 25 May 1810 as independence was first declared from Spain (Uruguay subsequently won its independence from Brazil) and is shown above.
The National symbol of Uruguay is Sun of May (a sun-with-face symbol).
The National anthem of Uruguay is ""Himno Nacional" ("National Anthem")" which was composed by Francisco Josť Debali.