Welcome to Montevideo


Brief information about the Montevideo

According to the 2011 census, the city proper has a population of 1,319,108 (about one-third of the country's total population) within a place of 201 square kilometres (78 sq mi).

The capital city in the Americas, Montevideo is located on the southern shore of the country. As a move amidst the dispute within the region the city was created in 1724 by a Spanish soldier, Bruno Mauricio de Zabala.

It was under British ruler in 1807. Montevideo is the seat of the administrative headquarters of Mercosur and ALADI, Latin America's top trade blocs, a position that involved contrasts to the function of Brussels at Europe.The 2017 Mercer's record on quality of life, rated Montevideo first in Latin America, a position the city has held since 2005.

As of 2010, Montevideo was the 19th largest city market in the continent and 9th income earner among leading cities. In 2018, it had been classified as a worldwide city ranking eighth in 84th and Latin America in the world.

Every match was hosted by montevideo in 1930, during the FIFA World Cup. Described as a "vibrant, eclectic area with a rich cultural life", and "a thriving tech centre and entrepreneurial culture", Montevideo rated eighth in Latin America about the 2013 MasterCard Global Destination Cities Index.

As the first in Latin America and the most gay-friendly metropolis in the world, it was regarded in 2014. It is the hub of commerce and higher education in Uruguay and its chief port. The city is also the anchor of a metropolitan region having a population of about two million and Uruguay's financial hub.