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.
In addition to the church’s online broadcast, at least one session of the conference will be broadcast on television and radio stations in more than 70 countries — many for the first time ...General conference was broadcast for the first time by radio in 1923; by television in 1949; by satellite in 1975; and available via the internet in 1999.
The outage affected Argentina’s transportation system and water supply, according to local news reports ... An economist in Uruguay said on Twitter that radio outlets were reporting that 180,000 customers were without power in Montevideo, the capital of Uruguay, and 45,000 in Canelones, a city to the north of the capital ... .