Montevideo is the capital city of , located on the east bank of the Rio de la Plata. Though sometimes overlooked beside nearby , Montevideo is a significant city in its own right: it's the cultural and political center of the country, home to well over a million people, more than ten times the size of the next largest Uruguayan city.

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The Estadio Gran Parque Central, usually just Parque Central, is the stadium of Club Nacional de Football. is situated 3½ km northeast of Montevideo. Photo: Laln93, CC BY-SA 3.0.

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Admiral Graf Spee was a Deutschland-class "Panzerschiff", nicknamed a "pocket battleship" by the British, which served with the Kriegsmarine of Nazi Germany during World War II. is situated 2 km west of Montevideo. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0 de.

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is a building in Montevideo, , located at the intersection of 18 de Julio Avenue and . Photo: Coolcaesar, CC BY-SA 3.0.

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is a barrio of Montevideo, . is situated 3 km southeast of Montevideo. Photo: Hoverfish, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Ciudad Vieja is the name of the oldest part of the city of Montevideo, capital city of . is situated 1½ km west of Montevideo. Photo: Eduardo Ruggieri, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a barrio of Montevideo, . Photo: Hoverfish, CC BY 3.0.


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