How long was Jose Mujica President?

How long was Jose Mujica President?

March 1, 2010 – March 1, 2015
José Mujica/Presidential terms

Where is Jose Mujica from?

Montevideo, Uruguay
José Mujica/Place of birth

How old is Jose Mujica?

86 years (May 20, 1935)
José Mujica/Age

How much does the president of Uruguay make?

President of Uruguay

President of the Oriental Republic of Uruguay Presidente de la República Oriental del Uruguay
Formation 6 November 1830
Deputy Vice President of Uruguay
Salary 11,634 USD per month

Is Uruguay a poor country?

With a population of more than 3.4 million and about 60% of them comprising the middle class, Uruguay stands as one of the most economically stable countries in the region. In fact, Uruguay has the lowest poverty rate in South America and is ranked high on such well-being indices as the Human Development Index.

Why is Jose Mujica the poorest president in the world?

He has been described as “the world’s humblest head of state” due to his austere lifestyle and his donation of around 90 percent of his $12,000 monthly salary to charities that benefit poor people and small entrepreneurs.

What is the biggest volcano in Uruguay?

Cerro Catedral
Cerro Catedral (514 meters/1,686 feet in elevation), near the southern coast, is the country’s highest point.

Does Uruguay speak English?

Although most Uruguayans have studied English at school, they do not actually speak or use it. However, some Uruguayans have studied English at private institutes, so they can speak it well. Outside Montevideo and Punta del Este there are few English speakers.

Are there volcanoes in Uruguay?

The geology of Uruguay combines areas of Precambrian-aged shield units with a region of volcanic rock erupted during the Cretaceous and copious sedimentary facies the oldest of which date from the Devonian.