City Facts - Montevideo
Montevideo is the capital and largest city in Uruguay with a population of over 1.3 million; it is the financial centre and hub of business travel in Uruguay and is an ever growing tourist destination with more construction and developments growing in the city. The city is rich in corporate housing options and growing in the serviced apartment sector which is the best alternative accommodation option, with more space, flexibility, and privacy.
Montevideo was first established in the early 1700s when the fort of Montevieu was built as a reaction from the Portuguese building the city of Colonia do Sacramento. The Spanish forced the Portuguese out of Colonia do Sacramento and into the newly developing Montevideo. A few years after its conception, Montevideo became the main city east of the Uruguay River. Its proximity to Buenos Aires and fight to dominate the maritime trade led to many conflicts.
Montevideo has consistently been rated as having the highest quality of life in Latin America and its expansion and great reputation have made it a popular tourist destination and business travel nerve in the country of Uruguay. Montevideo is the political centre of the country and many large corporations and businesses in Uruguay have their headquarters in the city making it a prime destination for many residents in the country. The economy is mainly dominated by banking, tourism, and state-owned services. Serviced apartments and corporate housing in Montevideo situate guests close to the main business districts and headquarters.
With tourism accounting for so much profit in the city, it is no wonder that Uruguay has become rife with places to see and attractions. The city is brimming with architecturally significant buildings, cultural museums, and theatres. Corporate housing located business travellers close to these attractions so whilst in Montevideo take a relaxing walk around Poctios Beach or learn about the history behind the city at one of the many museums.
The nearest airport to the city, Carrasco International Airport, is located 12 miles from the city centre serving over 1 million passengers annually. Commuter trains run regularly in and out of the city making other municipalities within easy reach. Corporate housing and serviced apartments are located close to these public transport links making them within easy reach for business travellers.
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