Romani people in Uruguay

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There is a small Roma population in Uruguay, most being the descendants of previous migrants.[1] According to data available they number c. 400.[2]

In Uruguay, they are commonly known as gitanos. They claim having ancestors from Serbia, Hungary and Romania.[3]


  1. ^ Nagle, Nicolás (21 April 2007). "Gitanos, entre la tradición propia y la sospecha de los demás". El País (Uruguay). (in Spanish)
  2. ^ Gitanos, una nación sin tierra (in Spanish)
  3. ^ "Vida gitana". Diario El Pueblo. 14 August 2011. (in Spanish)

External links

  • Valores de la cultura gitana en Uruguay (in Spanish)

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