Garzón, Uruguay

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Garzón
Village
Station Garzón
Station Garzón
Garzón is located in Uruguay
Garzón
Garzón
Location in Uruguay
Coordinates: 34°35′32″S 54°32′42″W / 34.59222°S 54.54500°W / -34.59222; -54.54500Coordinates: 34°35′32″S 54°32′42″W / 34.59222°S 54.54500°W / -34.59222; -54.54500
Country  Uruguay
Department Maldonado Department
Population (2011)
 • Total 198
Time zone UTC -3
Postal code 20402
Dial plan +598 ?(+8 digits)
Location map of the municipality of Garzón

Garzón is a village in the Maldonado Department of southeastern Uruguay.

Garzón is also the name of the municipality to which the village belongs. It includes the following zones: Garzón, Faro José Ignacio, Playa Juanita, Puntas de José Ignacio, Cañada de la Cruz, Costas de José Ignacio, Laguna Garzón.

Location and geography[edit]

The village is located on the border with Rocha Department on the banks of the stream Arroyo Garzón, about 22 kilometres (14 mi) upstream from its mouth on the Atlantic Ocean.

History[edit]

On 21 August 1936, the populated nucleus here was declared a "Pueblo" (village) by the Act of Ley Nº 9.587.[1]

Population[edit]

In 2011 Garzón had a population of 198.[2] According to the Intendencia Departamnetal de Maldonado, the municipality of Garzón has a population of 900.[3]

Year Population
1908 2.051
1963 345
1975 329
1985 408
1996 164
2004 207
2011 198

Source: Instituto Nacional de Estadística de Uruguay[4]

Places of worship[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Ley Nº 9.587". República Oriental del Uruguay, Poder Legislativo. 1964. Retrieved 7 September 2012. 
  2. ^ "Censos 2011 Maldonado (needs flash plugin)". INE. 2012. Retrieved 29 August 2012. 
  3. ^ "Presupuesto-2011-2015". Intendencia Departamnetal de Maldonado. 2012. Retrieved 11 September 2012. 
  4. ^ "Statistics of urban localities (1908–2004)" (PDF). INE. 2012. Retrieved 7 September 2012. 

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