Jul 23, 2011


This South American country formally achieved independence on July 5th, 1811, and thus has been celebrating two hundred years of that momentous event for the last one year. Google also commemmorated the event on July 5th this year with a special doodle for users from that country.

The flower in the middle is a type of orchid known locally as the "Flor de Mayo" ; it is the country's national flower.

Which is this country, whose name literally means "Little Venice" and whose football team seems to have got into the act by taking them to their best ever performance in an international tournament by making it to the semis of the Copa America?

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