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General Information about Montevideo (state)



Montevideo State is located int he south of Uruguay. At north it borders on Canelones state and at south on River Plate. It is the smallest of the states with 530 suqare metres of surface, but it is the most populated one (almost the 40%). Montevideo Hill is its highest peak with 131 metres height.  The rural area of Montevideo covers more than the 60% of the state territory, 1,360 producers develop their activities there, 5,000 people work here and 60,000 live here.  With less than a thousandth part of productive surface of the country, it is estimated that it contributes more than the 3% of the agricultural GDP of the country.   More than a half of the consumption of national vegetables come from the rural area of Montevideo.   But the importance of Rural Monteviodeo goes beyond the pruduction and occupation of rural workers and their families. It is a green area located in the metropolitan area, playing a vital role from the point of view of environment and recreation, whicle lodging a population with self cultural values and lifestyles.   It is a place with environmetal and ecological values like the wetlands of Santa Lucía River and Carrasco, as well as the west coast with the River Plate. This fact goes beyond state limits and forms a peculiar attribute of the rural areas of the metropolitan region.Source: Montevideo City Council USEFUL TELEPHONE NUMBERS OF MONTEVIDEOTouristic Information Port MarketPérez Castellano and Piedras (02) 916 1513 Municipal Esplanade18 de Julio Av. and Ejido(02) 950 1830 Montevideo Port25 de Agosto de 1825 Boulevard and Yacaré(02) 1885 111  Carrasco International AirportCarrasco Avenue and de las Américas Avenue(02) 604 0386 Touristic PoliceColonia 10210800 8226 Ambulances 105

Food Poisoning 1722


Fire Brigade 104


Police 

Police Headquareters 1909

Patrols 109


Foot Police National Management 
National Emergency 108

Head Office 1954


Coast Guard 
Sea Control (02) 916 0842

Trouville (02) 710 3259
(02) 710 0845

Montevideo Port Coast Guard 106

National Coast Guard Assistanship (02) 915 5500
intern 632/633
(02) 916 2666

ADES (Sea and River Salvage) Radio Warning Emergency (02) 402 0012
Code 7300

Base N° 1 - Diving Port (02) 622 1253

Colonia Port Migrations (052) 23271


National Army 
Coordination Centre of Search and Rescue in the Sea 1701


Air Force 
Carrasco Coordination Centre of Rescue 1702




General Information about Montevideo (state)


 

 

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