The Oriental Republic of Uruguay is a small country located in the southern part of South America. Montevideo, the country’s largest city and capital, lies on the north shore of the Río de la Plata. Its colonial architecture and the famous Punta del Este beach are major tourist attractions. It is a global exporter of agricultural goods and boasts an extensive renewable energy infrastructure. The government maintains a positive investment climate that is favorable for foreign investors. Uruguay has a stable legal system and is a regional hub for international finance.