What is Montevideo known for?

modern complex

:: Montevideo – Uruguay :: publisher accessdate 16 September 2011 north of the old one and part of the Tower of Communications modern complex, has

important musical

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reasons education

battles for Montevideo won him the post of the military leader of the campaign in Peru, replacing José de San Martín, who had to resign due to health reasons. Education Webre entered Yale University in 1960 and graduated in 1964 with a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Administration Honors. His interest in law brought him to continue his education and to graduate from Yale Law School with a Juris Doctor in International law in 1967. ref name "erh1"

training early

Guantanamo Bay for training early in 1947, and on 13 February sailed in a task group bound for Montevideo, Uruguay, to participate in the festivities accompanying the inauguration of Uruguay's President Berres (Luis Batlle Berres). The group also paid a good will visit to Rio de Janeiro before returning to Norfolk on 31 March. Born in 1923 in Montevideo, Uruguay, Dr. Zaffaroni received his B.Sc. from the University of the Republic in 1945, and his Ph.D

rich literary

publisher Uruguay Educa language Spanish accessdate 12 December 2010 Authors right 150px thumb The poet Delmira Agustini (File:Delmira Agustini.jpg). The city has a long and rich literary tradition. Although Uruguayan literature is not limited to the authors of the capital (Horacio Quiroga was born in Salto (Salto, Uruguay) and Mario Benedetti in Paso de los Toros, for instance), Montevideo has been and is the centre of the editorial and creative

buenos aires argentina

; thumb 240px left Plaza de la Constitución (File:PlazaConstitución.jpg) Palacio Salvo, at the intersection of 18 de Julio Avenue and Plaza Independencia, was designed by the architect Mario Palanti and completed in 1925. Palanti, an Italian immigrant living in Buenos Aires, used a similar design for his Palacio Barolo in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Palacio Salvo stands high, including its antenna. It is built on the former site of the Confitería La Giralda, renowned for being

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-in-portuguese-brazil en por-bra The two cities with the greatest number of people of Galician descent outside of Galicia itself are Buenos Aires, Argentina, and nearby Montevideo, Uruguay, where immigration from Galicia was so significant that Argentines and Uruguayans now commonly refer to all Spaniards as ''gallegos'' (Galicians).

art film

: alojamiento_hoteles montevideo_cines.htm title cines de montevideo cine uruguayo peliculas uruguayas publisher accessdate 16 September 2011 and four art film cinemas in the city. WikiPedia:Montevideo Dmoz:Regional South America Uruguay Localities Montevideo commons:Montevideo

called world

ongoing as of 2010. The complex is composed of three towers, two three-story buildings called World Trade Center Plaza and World Trade Center Avenue and a large central square called Towers Square. World Trade Center 1 was the first building to be inaugurated, in 1998. It has 22 floors and 17,100 square metres of space. That same year the avenue and the auditorium were raised. World Trade Center 2 was inaugurated in 2002, a twin tower of World Trade Center 1


;mm) long which Darwin had bought for about two shillings near Mercedes (Mercedes, Uruguay) while on a "galloping" trip 120 miles (190 km) from Montevideo was of an extinct rodent-like creature resembling a giant capybara, which Owen named ''Toxodon''. Darwin wrote to his sister Caroline that " the fossils are turning out great treasures" and of the ''Toxodon'', "There is another head, as large as a Rhinoceros which as far as they can

popular musical

president Tabaré Vázquez, Montevideo, March 2005 (Marcello Casal Jr ABr) '''Murga''' is a form of popular musical theatre performed in Uruguay and in Argentina during the Carnival season. Murga groups operate in Montevideo and at the Buenos Aires Carnival, though to a lesser extent than in Montevideo; the Argentine murga is more centred on dancing and less on vocals than the Uruguayan one. Uruguayan murga has a counterpart in Cadiz, Spain from which

it is derived, the chirigota, but over time the two have diverged into distinct forms. thumb right 300px A murga group performing on the occasion of the inauguration of Uruguayan president Tabaré Vázquez (Image:Murgas (Vazquez, Marzo 2005 -1).jpg), Montevideo, March 2005 (Marcello Casal Jr ABr) '''Murga''' is a form of popular musical theatre performed in Uruguay and in Argentina during the Carnival season. Murga groups operate in Montevideo and at the Buenos Aires


'''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: opinion GainzaIndiceCalidadVida2006.htm http: 07 04 03 pciuda_273081.asp http: 3022533 the-8-smartest-cities-in-latin-america http: 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: 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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