Population of Cities in Uruguay (2022)

Bordered by two huge countries – Argentina to the west and Brazil to the north – Uruguay is the second smallest country in South America (after Suriname). Regarded as one of the most socially progressive countries in the world, in 2013 Uruguay was named as 'Country of the Year' by The Economist. The country's capital city of Montevideo is home to a population of approximately 1.3 million, which represents around one-third of the country's total population. This figure increases to two million for the larger metropolitan area. Located along Uruguay's southern coast, Montevideo is the southernmost capital city in the Americas.

Uruguay's other key cities are significantly smaller than Montevideo. The northwestern city of Salto is the second-largest in country, but has a population of just over 100,000. The city is situated on the east bank of the Río Uruguay across from the Argentine city of Concordia, and the Salto Grande Bridge connects the two countries. With 95,176 residents, the city of Ciudad de la Costa is the third-largest in the country. However, it was only established as a city in 1994 and is still regarded as an extension of nearby capital Montevideo's metropolitan area. Due to its location on the banks of the Río de la Plata, Ciudad de la Costa is known for its sandy beach that stretches 16 kilometers along the coast.

Uruguay has 1 cities with more than a million people, 0 cities with between 100,000 and 1 million people, and 37 cities with between 10,000 and 100,000 people. The largest city in Uruguay is Montevideo, with a population of people.

Name 2022 Population
Montevideo1,270,737
Salto99,823
Paysandu73,249
Las Piedras69,682
Rivera64,631
Maldonado55,478
Tacuarembo51,854
Melo51,023
Mercedes42,359
Artigas41,909
Minas38,025
San Jose de Mayo36,529
Durazno33,926
Florida32,234
Barros Blancos31,650
San Carlos27,471
Treinta y Tres25,653
Rocha25,515
Pando24,047
Fray Bentos23,279
Colonia del Sacramento21,714
Trinidad21,429
La Paz19,913
Canelones19,698
Carmelo18,041
Delta del Tigre17,973
Dolores17,174
Young16,756
Santa Lucia16,438
Progreso16,244
Paso de Carrasco15,393
Rio Branco14,604
Paso de los Toros12,985
Juan L. Lacaze12,816
Bella Union12,200
Libertad10,166
Rosario10,085
Nueva Helvecia10,054
Nueva Palmira9,857
Chui9,675
Punta del Este9,277
Colonia Nicolich8,902
Piriapolis7,968
Castillos7,541
Tranqueras7,235
Sarandi del Yi7,176
San Ramon7,133
Lascano6,976
Tarariras6,632
Pan de Azucar6,597
Joaquin Suarez6,570
Sarandi Grande6,130
Sauce5,910
Atlantida5,562
Barra de Carrasco5,410
Jose Pedro Varela5,118
Guichon5,051
Tala4,949
Cardona4,600
Toledo4,397
Empalme Olmos4,199
San Jacinto3,954
Vergara3,810
Minas de Corrales3,788
Santa Rosa3,727
Florencio Sanchez3,716
Vichadero3,698
La Paloma3,495
Ombues de Lavalle3,390
Colonia Valdense3,235
Las Toscas3,146
Tomas Gomensoro2,872
Quebracho2,853
Villa Constitucion2,846
Solis de Mataojo2,825
Villa del Carmen2,703
Santa Teresa2,657
Rodriguez2,604
Baltasar Brum2,531
Los Cerrillos2,508
Aigua2,465
Nuevo Berlin2,450
Casupa2,402
Ecilda Paullier2,395
Santa Clara de Olimar2,341
Isidoro Noblia2,331
Jose Batlle y Ordonez2,203
Las Piedras2,185
Palmitas2,123
Jose Enrique Rodo2,120
Migues2,109
Belen2,033
Pajas Blancas2,000
San Bautista1,905
25 de Mayo1,852
25 de Agosto1,849
San Javier1,781
Montes1,760
Soca1,742
San Felix1,718
Mariscala1,626
Cebollati1,609
La Paloma1,567
Tambores1,561
Acegua1,511
Puntas de Valdez1,491
Santiago Vazquez1,468
San Antonio1,453
General Enrique Martinez1,430
Alejandro Gallinal1,357
Juanico1,305
Cardal1,291
Rafael Perazza1,274
Villa Sara1,199
Porvenir1,159
Pueblo Sequeira1,149
Pueblo Centenario1,136
Villa Soriano1,124
Tupambae1,122
La Floresta1,107
Santa Bernardina1,094
Piedras Coloradas1,094
Costa Azul1,090
Blanquillo1,084
Santa Catalina1,067
Estacion Porvenir1,055
Aguas Corrientes1,047
Curtina1,037
Velazquez1,022

Population of All Cities in Uruguay

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