There was also one significant early Italian resident by the name of Jorge Burgues.
A census of the city's inhabitants was performed in 1724 and then a plan was drawn delineating the city and designating it as San Felipe y Santiago de Montevideo, later shortened to Montevideo.
De los 16 clubes de primera división, sólo cuatro felicitaron a Peñarol por su título de campeón; Boston River, Plaza Colonia, Rampla Juniors y River Plate.
A few years after its foundation, Montevideo became the main city of the region north of the Río de la Plata and east of the Uruguay River, competing with Buenos Aires for dominance in maritime commerce.All agree that "Monte" refers to the Cerro de Montevideo, the hill situated across the Bay of Montevideo, but there is disagreement about the etymological origin of the "video" part.Between 16, Portugal founded the city of Colonia do Sacramento in the region across the bay from Buenos Aires.Rampla Juniors, Boston River, River Plate y Plaza Colonia se acordaron de enviar saludos a los carboneros tras la victoria ante Defensor Sporting.En los tiempos que corren se ha hecho cada vez más usual que los clubes se feliciten por sus logros a través de las redes sociales, aún cuando son rivales acérrimos.
This city met with no resistance from the Spanish until 1723, when they began to place fortifications on the elevations around Montevideo Bay.