Montevideo. Capital of Uruguay located on the banks of the Rio De La Plata. It is the youngest capital of Latin America and was founded between 1724 and 1730 by the governor of Buenos Aires, Don Bruno Mauricio de Zabala.
It was born for strategic reasons of the Spanish Crown, which sought to consolidate the second Fort Square in America, the first being Cartagena de Indias.
It was consolidated as a military stronghold on the disputed border between Spain and Portugal. It is a contemporary metropolis that brings together a high proportion of economic activity, trade and services, banking and tourism in the country.
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