Monday, 3 March 2014

Capital City of the Week – Montevideo

Port of Montevideo

This is the port of Montevideo.

The Legislative Palace

The Battle of the River Plate – the first major naval engagement of WWII took place close to Montevideo.  This involved both the British and New Zealand navy.

And Montevideo also has an Obelisk – like so many other cities in the world.  What is it with cities and obelisks/towers?

According to Wikipedia Montevideo has almost 50 sister cities/twin towns!  More than I've seen any other place to date!

So where in the world is Montevideo?

Montevideo is the capital of;

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