Montevideo

What is Montevideo known for?


football rivalry

in the 1969 Copa Libertadores, however the club refused to play for economic reasons. The team did however play internationally during the decade, both a friendly against Pelé's Santos (Santos Futebol Clube) (played in the José Amalfitani to re-inaugurate the lighting systems), and a friendly tournament in Montevideo, Uruguay against Nacional (Club Nacional de Football), FC Torpedo Moscow, and AC Sparta Prague. Uruguay * Clásico: a football rivalry existing since


iconic buildings

-34.90788 long -56.20099 directions phone tollfree fax hours price content The main theater of Montevideo — consider going here if you want to see a theater performance. Also hosts a museum of its own history and is itself one of the old town's most iconic buildings. *

on the Pampas. The other museum, Museo de la Moneda, is a numismatic museum featuring bills, coins and medals from the last centuries. The museums are located in Palacio Heber Jackson, a Cultural Heritage Monument and one of several iconic buildings along the avenue. * WikiPedia:Montevideo Dmoz:Regional South America Uruguay Localities Montevideo commons:Montevideo


analysis teaching

botanical research and advising farmers. Education and academic career He held two doctorates (in mathematics and physics) on 1904, as well as two degrees in engineering, from the ETSEIB school. He was professor of mathematical analysis (teaching differential equations) and later of mathematical physics at Barcelona Central University. He also taught acoustics, optics, electricity, magnetism and classical mechanics at the University


historical culture

other types of museums in the city. The Museo del Gaucho y de la Moneda, located in the Centro, has distinctive displays of the historical culture of Uruguay's gauchos, their horse gear, silver work and ''mate (yerba mate)'' (tea), gourds, and ''bombillas'' (drinking straws) in odd designs. The Museo Naval, is located on the eastern waterfront in Buceo and offers exhibits depicting the maritime history of Uruguay. The Museo del Automóvil


paintings drawings

About.com:Gosouthamerica The museum was established by Manolita Piña Torres, the widow of Torres Garcia, after his death in 1949. She also set up the García Torres Foundation, a private non-profit organization that organizes the paintings, drawings, original writings, archives, objects and furniture designed by the painter as well as the photographs, magazines and publications related to him.


carrying oil

). He was posted to Paris in 1994. Uruguay *Montevideo: 18 de Julio Avenue, Avda. Italia, Avda. Alfredo Arocena, Avda. Dr. Luis Alberto de Herrera, Peatonal Sarandí *Salto (Salto, Uruguay): Calle Uruguay Service history Assigned to the Atlantic Fleet (United States Atlantic Fleet), the new fleet oiler spent the next two and a half years steaming the Atlantic seaways carrying oil for Allied ships from Argentia, Newfoundland and Labrador Argentia


eclectic place

Department, Ghent University. Described as a "vibrant, eclectic place with a rich cultural life", http: www.lonelyplanet.com uruguay montevideo and "a thriving tech center and entrepreneurial culture", Montevideo ranks 8th in Latin America on the 2013 MasterCard Global Destination Cities Index. WikiPedia:Montevideo Dmoz:Regional South America Uruguay Localities Montevideo commons:Montevideo


fact light

to the attack it became apparent that the destroyers were in fact light cruisers (HMS ''Ajax'' and HMS ''Achilles'') in addition to the heavy cruiser HMS ''Exeter''. Naval analysts claim that Langsdorff then committed a grievous tactical error. His ship outgunned all his opponents, having 11 inch (280 mm) main guns, to Exeter’s 8 inch (200 mm) and ''Ajax'' and ''Achilles''’s 6 inch (150 mm) guns. Exeter was severely damaged and forced


education charity

private educational institution in the country to achieve that status. The university has about 8,000 students


design history

. Interestingly, ''Utah'' and her sister ship never received the more modern "tripod" masts fitted to other classes. U.S. Battleships, an illustrated design history by Norman Friedman, ISBN 0-87021-715-1 Chapter 10 A submerged shoal, the Barra del Indio, acts as a barrier, dividing the Río de la Plata into an inner freshwater riverine area and an outer brackish estuarine area.

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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