Uruguay, a small South American country between Brazil and Argentina, has a rich and diverse cultural landscape. Its culture blends indigenous roots, European influences, rural traditions, vibrant festivals, intellectualism, and a love for sports and the arts.
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Protected Areas in Uruguay
The Bañados del Este Biosphere Reserve in eastern Uruguay comprises a remarkable complex of ecosystems and a vast complex of coastal wetlands. Together, these form a rich habitat for wildlife, including near-threatened or endangered species.
The Bioma Pampa-Quebradas del Norte Biosphere Reserve comprises a mosaic of different ecosystems, including a primary forest with a subtropical jungle: the quebradas, which represents the southernmost vestige of the Atlantic Forest environment.