Constitución, Uruguay

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Constitución
Town
Constitución is located in Uruguay
Constitución
Constitución
Location in Uruguay
Coordinates: 31°4′0″S 57°51′0″W / 31.06667°S 57.85000°W / -31.06667; -57.85000Coordinates: 31°4′0″S 57°51′0″W / 31.06667°S 57.85000°W / -31.06667; -57.85000
Country  Uruguay
Department Salto Department
Population (2004)
 • Total 2,844
Time zone UTC -3
Postal code 50002
Dial plan +598 4764 (+4 digits)

Constitución is a small town in the Salto Department of northwestern Uruguay.

Constitución is also the name of the municipality to which the town belongs.

Location[edit]

The town is located 12 kilometres (7.5 mi) west of kilometre 535 of Route 3, about 38 kilometres (24 mi) north of the city of Salto, and on the east bank of the Uruguay River.

History[edit]

On 11 July 1852 it was recognized as a "Pueblo" (village) by the Act of Ley Nº 297.[1] On 14 July 1977 its status was elevated to "Villa" (town) by the Act of Ley Nº 14.677.[2]

Population[edit]

In 2011 Constitución had a population of 2,762.[3]

Location map of the municipality of Constitución
Year Population
1908 2,388
1963 2,425
1975 3,671
1985 2,954
1996 2,803
2004 2,844
2011 2,762

Source: Instituto Nacional de Estadística de Uruguay[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Statistics of urban localities (1908–2004)" (PDF). INE. 2012. Retrieved 5 September 2012. 
  2. ^ "Ley Nº 14.677". República Oriental del Uruguay, Poder Legislativo. 1964. Retrieved 5 September 2012. 
  3. ^ "Censos 2011 Cuadros Salto". INE. 2012. Retrieved 25 August 2012. 

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