Uruguay: Energy Resources

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Country Profile
Name
Uruguay
Population 3,324,460
GDP Unavailable
Energy Consumption 0.17 Quadrillion Btu
2-letter ISO code UY
3-letter ISO code URY
Numeric ISO code 858
UN Region[1] South America
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Energy Maps 0
Tools 4 view
Programs 5 view
Energy Organizations 1 view
Research Institutions 0
References
CIA World Factbook, Appendix D[2]
 

Uruguay (/ˈjʊərəɡwaɪ/; [uɾuˈɣwai]), officially the Eastern Republic of Uruguay (Spanish: República Oriental del Uruguay), is a country in the southeastern region of South America. It is bordered by Argentina to its west and Brazil to its north and east, with the Atlantic Ocean to the south and southeast. Uruguay is home to 3.3 million people, of whom 1.8 million live in the metropolitan area of its capital and largest city, Montevideo. With an area of approximately 176,000 square kilometres (68,000 sq mi), Uruguay is geographically the second-smallest nation in South America after Suriname.


Energy Resources

Resource Value Units Rank Period Source
Wind Potential 5,330 Area(km²) Class 3-7 Wind at 50m 43 1990 NREL
Solar Potential 480,236,703 MWh/year 87 2008 NREL
Coal Reserves Unavailable Million Short Tons N/A 2008 EIA
Natural Gas Reserves 0 Cubic Meters (cu m) 123 2010 CIA World Factbook
Oil Reserves 0 Barrels (bbl) 109 2010 CIA World Factbook

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References
  1. UN Statistics Division
  2. CIA World Factbook, Appendix D
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Uruguay is a country in South America.
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