Salto is the capital city of the Salto Department in northwestern Uruguay. Is the fourth largest urban agglomeration of the country. It is located on Route 3, about 496 kilometres (308 mi) northwest of Montevideo, and on the east bank of Río Uruguay, across the city Concordia of Argentina. About 12 kilometres (7.5 mi) north of city, the Salto Grande Bridge, built on top of the Salto Grande Dam, joins the two sides. It is also connected by Salto International Airport and by rail. The centre of the city lies on Calle Uruguay, which concentrates commercial activity, and its many historic buildings in the immediate vicinity are significant. An apartment building called "El Mirador", the highest building in the city, opened in 2007. A museum of note is the Museo del Hombre y la Tecnología. There is a Plaza named after General Artigas in the central part of the city, containing a large statue dedicated to him. The largest park in the city is called the Parque Solari.