Barker, Uruguay

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Barker
Village
Barker is located in Uruguay
Barker
Barker
Location within Uruguay
Coordinates: 34°16′0″S 57°28′0″W / 34.26667°S 57.46667°W / -34.26667; -57.46667
Country  Uruguay
Department Colonia Department
Population (2011)
 • Total 158
Time zone UTC -3
Postal code 70007
Dial plan +598 45 (+6 digits)

Barker (Spanish pronunciation: [barˈker]) is a small village located in the Colonia Department of southwestern Uruguay.

Location[edit]

Barker is located along Route 54. Its nearest populated places are Rosario, to the southeast and Tarariras, to the west. Near the town it is the stream Arroyo Minuano and the hills Cuchilla del Minuano and Cuchilla del Colla.

History[edit]

Barker was originally established as a small British settlement in Uruguay.

Population[edit]

According to the 2011 census, Barker had a population of 158.[1]

Year Population
1963 171
1975 113
1985 91
1996 68
2004 91
2011 158

Source: Instituto Nacional de Estadística de Uruguay[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Censos 2011 Colonia (needs flash plugin)". ΙΝΕ. 2012. Retrieved 30 August 2012. 
  2. ^ "1963–1996 Statistics / B" (DOC). Instituto Nacional de Estadística de Uruguay. 2004. Archived from the original on 21 July 2011. Retrieved 28 June 2011. 

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