With miles and miles of stunning white-sand beaches, a great year-round climate, and warm, welcoming people, Uruguay has long been a popular tourist and retirement destination.
But Uruguay is offering a new wave of opportunity that’s drawing serious investors from Europe and North America. The economy is strong and a positive investment climate exists for foreign investors. Combined with a modern infrastructure, a highly-educated work force, and banking and corporate privacy means Uruguay has the whole package.
Read more about why you should consider Uruguay for a retirement haven, a second home, or even a potentially lucrative investment here.
Fast Facts About Uruguay
|Population||3,477,778 (July 2008 est.)
|Total land area||176,220 sq km|
|Climate||warm temperate; freezing temperatures almost unknown
|Ethnic groups||white 88%, mestizo 8%, black 4%
|Languages||Spanish, Portunol, or Brazilero (Portuguese-Spanish mix on the Brazilian frontier)
|Total literacy rate||98%|
|Government type||constitutional republic