Monday, September 19, 2022


We just learned about the country of Suriname

Let's learn a little about the country of Uruguay!

This country is in South America, and borders Argentina, Brazil, and the Atlantic Ocean.
It is about 181,000 square kilometers, and about 3.4 million people live there.
The people in this country speak Spanish.

(from: wikipedia - uruguay)

The flag of Uruguay has sideways stripes of blue and white for the people who first founded the country, and a sun in the middle that is the Sun of May.
The Sun of May is for the freedom of the country, and also from the mythical Incan god named Inti.

(from: wikipedia - flag of uruguay)

To eat in this country you might have chivito, which is a sandwich with steak, mozzarella cheese, ham, tomatoes, mayonnaise, and olives.

(from: wikipedia - chivito (sandwich))

Visiting this country you might go see Casapueblo, which was once the home of a famous artist named Carlos Páez Vilaró before being turned into a museum.

(from: wikipedia - casapueblo)

There is a sculpture in the town of Punta del Este called La Mano which means the Hand. It was made by artist Mario Irarrázabal, and was supposed to look like a hand that was almost under water, as a warning to people that swimming can be dangerous.

(from: wikipedia - la mano de punta del este)

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