Range TypePolitically-defined sub-range
Highest PointCerro Catedral (514 m/1686 ft)
CountriesUruguay (38%), Argentina (36%), Brazil (26%)
(numbers are approximate percentage of range area)
States/ProvincesRio Grande do Sul (26%), Corrientes (19%), Entre Ríos (16%), Tacuarembó (3%), Paysandú (3%), Salto (3%), Cerro Largo (3%), Durazno (3%), Artigas (3%), Rocha (2%), Florida (2%), Treinta y Tres (2%), Lavalleja (2%), Río Negro (2%), Soriano (2%), Rivera (2%), Colonia (1%), San José (1%), Maldonado (1%), Flores (1%), Canelones (1%)
(numbers are approximate percentage of range area)
Area469,630 sq km / 181,324 sq mi
Area may include lowland areas
Extent862 km / 535 mi North-South
919 km / 571 mi East-West
Center Lat/Long31° 6' S; 55° 54' W
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Map of Uruguay
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Other Ranges: To go to pages for other ranges either click on the map above, or on range names in the hierarchy snapshot below, which show the parent, siblings, and children of the Uruguay.
Southeast South AmericaLevel 2 (Parent)
         Gran ChacoLevel 3 (Sibling)
         Eastern ParaguayLevel 3 (Sibling)
         Sierras de CordobaLevel 3 (Sibling)
         PampasLevel 3 (Sibling)
         UruguayLevel 3
         Eastern PatagoniaLevel 3 (Sibling)
         Southwest Atlantic IslandsLevel 3 (Sibling)

Major Peaks of the Uruguay

Ten Highest Peaks
RankPeak NamemftRange4
1.Cerro Catedral5141686 
2.Cerro de las Animas5011644 
3.Punta Tres Cruces4191375 
4.Cerro Pan de Azúcar3891276 
5.Cerro Penitente3571171 
6.Cerro Tupambaé3291079 
7.Cerro Bonito280919 
8.Cerro Cementerio255837 
9.Cuchilla Guaycurú210689 
10.Cerro Montevideo134440 
Sub-peaks are excluded from this list. List may not be complete, since only summits in the PBC Database are included.

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