Bernabé Rivera

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Bernabé Rivera
Village
Bernabé Rivera is located in Uruguay
Bernabé Rivera
Bernabé Rivera
Location in Uruguay
Coordinates: 30°18′0″S 56°58′0″W / 30.30000°S 56.96667°W / -30.30000; -56.96667Coordinates: 30°18′0″S 56°58′0″W / 30.30000°S 56.96667°W / -30.30000; -56.96667
Country  Uruguay
Department Artigas Department
Time zone UTC - 3
Postal code 55004
Dial plan +598 4778 (+4 digits)

Bernabé Rivera is a village in the Artigas Department of northern Uruguay.

Location[edit]

The village is located 20 kilometres (12 mi) northeast into a secondary road leaving off Route 30 at about 60 kilometres (37 mi) west of the department capital Artigas and joining it with the village Topador before returning to Route 30 at a point about 23 kilometres (14 mi) west of Artigas.

Geography[edit]

It is situated south of the hill Cuchilla del Yacaré and north of the stream Arroyo Tres Cruces.

History[edit]

Its earlier name was "Allende" or "Yacaré", and on 26 May 1924, it was declared a "Pueblo" (village) by the Act of Ley Nº 7.720.[1] It was renamed to "Bernabé Rivera" on 11 January 1956 by the Act of Ley Nº 12.271.[2]

Population[edit]

In 2011 Bernabe Rivera had a population of 380.[3]

Year Population
1908 1,954
1963 683
1975 540
1985 461
1996 421
2004 524
2011 380

Source: Instituto Nacional de Estadística de Uruguay[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Statistics of urban localities (1908–2004) (see also "Allende" & "Yacaré")" (PDF). INE. 2012. Retrieved 6 September 2012. 
  2. ^ "Ley Nº 12.271". República Oriental del Uruguay, Poder Legislativo. 1956. Retrieved 6 September 2012. 
  3. ^ "Censos 2011 Artigas (needs flash plugin)". INE. 2012. Retrieved 25 August 2012. 

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