Uruguay is actually the second smallest country in South America, famous for its beach-lined coast and verdant interior. It lies along the Atlantic Ocean, bordered by Brazil and Argentina. Montevideo is the capital of Uruguay, and it revolves around Plaza Independencia that was once a Spanish citadel's home. The country has about 3.4 million citizens, with almost 1.8 million of them residing in the capital city.
The country consists of mostly gently rolling land about one hundred feet above sea level, together with valleys of wood. It has an enormous wine industry, and it's one of the top five wine producers in South America.