Official name
Oriental Republic of Uruguay
South America
ISO 3166-1


Montevideo is the capital of Uruguay. It houses more than half of the country’s 3.3 million people. It is the heart of the growing industry and it is expanding its shared services sector and growing the interest in Finance and Accounting Outsourcing. In Uruguay, most of the population and labor force is concentrated in the Montevideo metropolitan area (61%), and all global services companies are located in this city.

Montevideo is the capital and largest city of Uruguay. 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. According to the 2011 census, the city proper has a population of 1,319,108 (about one-third of the country's total population). The metropolitan area has just below 2 million inhabitants.