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Uruguay Children’s Day/Ephiphany – January 6, 2024

Every year, Uruguay Children’s Day is observed in Uruguay on January 6. The day is also known as Epiphany or Day of the Child (Día del Niño). It is a public holiday that focuses on delivering presents to children as part of the Christmas season. children obtain gifts on Christmas Day in other parts of the world, Uruguayan children receive theirs on Día del Niño.

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In the Western world, children receive presents on Christmas Day. However, in Uruguay, the gift-giving is held until January 6. In the rest of Latin America, January 6 is marked as Día de Los Reyes (Day of the Three Kings) or Epiphany. This annual Catholic holiday highlights the visit of the ‘wise men from the east’ to the site where Jesus was born, as documented by the Christian Bible in the “Gospel of Matthew.”


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How many times is Children’s Day observed in Uruguay?

Uruguay celebrates the Day of the Child on January 6, Children’s Day is also observed on August 14 every year.

Is Uruguay a rich country?

Yes. Uruguay is a South American country and has the highest average income per capita and is the second-richest country in South America.

Who is the President of Uruguay?

Luis Lacalle Pou.


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