Key: 7280  
Country:
Group: Latin America
Volume: 94
Issued: 2798 Stamps / end of 1999
  
  
 

Information
Area - 176,220 sq.km; Population - 3,360,000; Capital - Montevideo
A Republic in South America, on the Atlantic coast, between Brazil and
Argentina. Uruguay's economy, one of the most advanced countries of Latin
America, is mainly based on livestock breeding for meet and wool, which are
exported.
Independent since 1825.
First stamps were issued in 1856. Between 1858-62 stamps for the capital
Montevideo were issued, which were valid throughout the state. Direct UPU
membership since July 1st, 1880. Annual output about 80.
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Inscriptions
DILIGENCIA
MONTEVIDEO
REPUBLICA ORIENTAL
REPUBLICA ORIENTAL DEL URUGUAY
REPUBLICA DEL URUGUAY
R.O.DEL URUGUAY
URUGUAY
VRVGVAY
REPUBLICA O.DEL URUGUAY
FLORIDA

Index
URUGUAY
      Late Fee Stamps
      Newspaper Stamps
      Official Stamps
      Parcel Post Stamps
      Postage Due Stamps
      Special Delivery Stamps
 
Currency
120 Centavos = 1 Real
8 Reales = 1 Peso
100 Centesimos = 1 Peso (1859)
1000 Milesimos = 1 Peso (1898)
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