Montevideo

What is Montevideo known for?


contemporary paintings

Acatras del Mercado url http: www.acatrasdelmercado.com email address Yacaré 1595 lat -34.905212 long -56.211096 directions Near Mercado del Puerto phone 29152492 tollfree fax hours 10:30 - 18:30 price all content A gallery that specializes in ceramics and also features a selection of contemporary paintings of Uruguayan artists, interesting sculptures in metal, wood, etc. Art pieces of more than 30 different artists from all over the country. This gallery has been


theory political

Buenos Aires herald thumb right Alberdi's daguerreotype taken in Chile, dated between 1850 and 1853. (Image:Juan Bautista Alberdi.jpg) '''Juan Bautista Alberdi''' (August 29, 1810 – June 19, 1884) was an Argentine political theorist (political theory) and diplomat (diplomacy). Although he lived most of his life in exile in Montevideo and Chile, he was one of the most influential Argentine liberals of his age. WikiPedia:Montevideo Dmoz:Regional South America Uruguay Localities Montevideo commons:Montevideo


huge+social

language spanish During the early 20th century, Uruguay saw huge social changes with repercussions primarily in urban areas. Among these changes were the right of divorce (1907) and women's right to vote (women's suffrage). WikiPedia:Montevideo Dmoz:Regional South America Uruguay Localities Montevideo commons:Montevideo


decades+setting

Olimpia (Club Olimpia). From that point on Almeida played with Olimpia (Club Olimpia) for nearly two decades, setting a record for being the player with most appearances in the Copa Libertadores with 113, Ever Almeida's matches in Copa Libertadores from 1973 to 1990, winning the tournament on two occasions (1979 and 1990). He also won the Intercontinental Cup (Intercontinental Cup (football)) (1979


eccentric small

Closeup of Punta Carretas lighthouse Buildings and monuments * *


title campaign

, Universitario rose again with the title in 1964, nine points ahead of second place.


major scientific

guess, must have been a gnawing animal. Conceive a Rat or a Hare of such a size— What famous Cats they ought to have had in those days!" The College of Surgeons distributed casts of the fossils to the major scientific institutions. *'''Uruguay


national scientific

again into royalist rule. Known as ''Rioplatense Spanish'', Buenos Aires' Spanish (as that of other cities like Rosario (Rosario, Santa Fe) and Montevideo, Uruguay) is characterised by ''voseo'', ''yeísmo'' and aspiration of ''s'' in various contexts. It is heavily influenced by the dialects of Spanish spoken in Andalusia and Murcia. A phonetic study conducted by the Laboratory for Sensory Investigations of National Scientific and Technical Research Council CONICET


important art

title El Museo Torres García publisher Museo Torres García accessdate 17 November 2010 language Spanish thumb left Museo Naval de Montevideo (File:Museo Naval Montevideo.JPG) There are several other important art museums in Montevideo. The National Museum of Visual Arts (National Museum of Visual Arts (Uruguay)) in Parque Rodó has Uruguay's largest collection of paintings. The Juan Manuel Blanes Museum was founded in 1930, the 100th anniversary of the first Constitution of Uruguay, significant with regard to the fact that Juan Manuel Blanes painted Uruguayan patriotic themes. In back of the museum is a beautiful Japanese Garden with a pond where there are over a hundred carp. Juan Manuel Blanes Municipal Museum of Arts The Museo de Historia del Arte, located in the Palacio Municipal, features replicas of ancient monuments and exhibits a varied collection of artifacts from Egypt, Mesopotamia, Persia, Greece, Rome and Native American cultures including local finds of the pre-Columbian period. WikiPedia:Montevideo Dmoz:Regional South America Uruguay Localities Montevideo commons:Montevideo


small contemporary

tollfree fax hours price content Small contemporary art museum owned by the newspaper El Pais. * *

Montevideo

'''Montevideo''' ( . The southernmost capital city in the Americas, Montevideo is situated in the southern coast of the country, on the northeastern bank of the Río de la Plata. The city was established in 1724 by a Spanish (Bruno Mauricio de Zabala) soldier, as a strategic move amidst the Spanish (Spanish people)-Portuguese (Portuguese people) dispute over the platine region (La Plata Basin); and it was also under brief British rule in 1807 (British invasions of the Río de la Plata).

Montevideo hosted all the matches during the first FIFA World Cup (1930 FIFA World Cup). Montevideo is the seat of the administrative headquarters of Mercosur and ALADI, South America’s and Latin America’s leading trading blocs.

Mercer has ranked Montevideo the top Latin American city since 2006 onwards (2014) on its quality of life rankings (Mercer Quality of Living Survey#Top cities by region). http: globalizacion.org opinion GainzaIndiceCalidadVida2006.htm http: historico.elpais.com.uy 07 04 03 pciuda_273081.asp http: www.fastcoexist.com 3022533 the-8-smartest-cities-in-latin-america http: www.mercer.com press-releases quality-of-living-report-2014 , it had a GDP of $33 billion, with a per capita (GDP per capita) of $21,000; making Montevideo the 19th most economically powerful city in the continent (Latin America) and 9th highest income earner among major cities (List of Latin American cities by population). For 2025 the projections are $61 billion and $33,000; respectively. http: www.mckinsey.com tools Wrappers Wrapper.aspx?sid C84CB74F-A3B1-47B1-8265-6252F6D85B68 &pid 4F5BEDB1-6C1F-4243-A052-83ADBABE82DF

It is classified as a Beta World City (Global City), ranking seventh in Latin America and 73rd in the world. It is the hub of commerce and higher education in Uruguay as well as its chief port. The city is also the financial and cultural hub of a larger metropolitan area, with a population of around 2 million.

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