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Peso (UYU) is the currency in Uruguay

Facts about Peso

  • Country:
    Uruguay
  • Currency:
    Peso
  • Currency code (ISO 4217):
    UYU
  • Short for the currency:
    $U
  • Currency subunits:
    100 centesimos

The Uruguayan peso was introduced in 1993 replacing the Nuevo peso from 1975. The currency is issued by Banco Central del Uruguay in Montevideo in 4 coins and 7 banknotes.

Where is Uruguay?


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Uruguay is a country in South America bordered by Argentina and Brazil. The economy is based on agriculture with focus on export. The labor is well educated and the country has good wellfare.

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