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|Dial plan||+598 2 (+7 digits)|
Since the 19th century, the area has been characterized by intensive agriculture supplying the markets of Montevideo. In the 1940s a slow urbanization started taking place. The urbanization was accelerated in the 1970s making it part of the metropolitan area of Montevideo. This included the construction of housing complexes for the Air Force personnel serving at nearby Air Base N1 and for those studying at the also nearby Aeronautic Military School. Other settlements were added in the 1990s. Today Colonia Nicolich is considered a typical "dormitory town" for people who commute daily to Montevideo for work or business.
Since 1999 there is a private cemetery nearby, Parque Martinelli de Carrasco.
Source: Instituto Nacional de Estadística de Uruguay
Places of worship
- "Intendencia de Canelones - Municipio de Nicolich". Intendencia de Canelones. Retrieved 28 August 2012.
- "ELECCIONES - Canelones". El Observador. Retrieved 2 February 2012.
- Mennonites from Galitzia in Nicolich
- "Censos 2011 Cuadros Canelones". INE. 2012. Retrieved 25 August 2012.
- "Censos 2011 Canelones". INE. 2012. Retrieved 28 August 2012.
- "1963–1996 Statistics / C" (DOC). Instituto Nacional de Estadística de Uruguay. 2004. Retrieved 27 June 2011.
- INE map of Colonia Nicolich, Paso Carrasco, Carrasco Int.Airport, and parts of the municipality of Ciudad de la Costa
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