Montevideo (Spanish pronunciation:[monteβiˈðe.o]) is the capital and largest city of Uruguay. According to the 2011 census, the city proper has a population of 1,319,108 (about one-third of the country's total population) in an area of 194.0 square kilometres (74.9sqmi). 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.
Montevideo has consistently been rated as having the highest quality of life of any city in Latin America: by 2015 has held this rank every year during the last decade.As of 2010, Montevideo was the 19th largest city economy in the continent and 9th highest income earner among major cities. In 2015, it has a GDP of $ 40.5 billion, and a per capita of $24,400.
Montevideo was a Holsteinerhorse ridden by Uwe Sauer for West Germany in international level dressage competitions between 1983 and 1992.
Montevideo and Sauer competed in the 1983 European Championships, where they took an individual bronze and helped the West German team to back-to-back team golds in the 1983 and 1985 European Championships. The pair also competed at the 1984 Olympics in Los Angeles, where they took a team gold and 6th individually. Other major accomplishments include a team gold and an individual silver at the 1984 German Championships and an individual silver at the 1985 German Championships.
Montevideo is a 43-storey, 139.5m (458ft)residentialskyscraper on the river Nieuwe Maas in Rotterdam, The Netherlands. The Montevideo logo on the roof is an 8 by 8m (26 by 26ft) letter "M" which brings the tower's total height to 152.3m (500ft). The logo is also designed to be a giant wind vane. Designed by the Mecanoo architecture firm, the tower was opened 19 December 2005, featuring 192 apartment units, 6,050m2 (65,122sqft) of office space, and 1,933m2 (20,807sqft) of retail space. The building is named after the Uruguay capital city, Montevideo.
Hoping to bolster his country’s presence on the global art scene, the Uruguayan sculptor Pablo Atchugarry is overseeing the development of the Museo de Arte Contemporáneo Americano (Maca) ... Most art institutions in Uruguay are in the capital, Montevideo, and draw a local audience.
At age 107, Joaquin Torres Garcia’s then-widow Manolita Pi�a (1883-1994) managed on July 28, 1991, to achieve her dream of gathering together in one place in Montevideo a large collection of works by the artist who “changed the history of art in this country,” according to Alejandro Diaz, the museum director.
Kahmann operates A to Z Letterpress Printing in downtown Montevideo, where he continues the art of antique letterpress printing ... It showcases two other areas, Montevideo and Milan, and two other forms of art,” she said, in reference to Handeen’s visual image and Kahmann’s antique printing.