Ismael Cortinas

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Ismael Cortinas
Town
Ismael Cortinas is located in Uruguay
Ismael Cortinas
Ismael Cortinas
Location in Uruguay
Coordinates: 33°57′40″S 57°5′19″W / 33.96111°S 57.08861°W / -33.96111; -57.08861Coordinates: 33°57′40″S 57°5′19″W / 33.96111°S 57.08861°W / -33.96111; -57.08861
Country  Uruguay
Department Flores Department
Population (2011)
 • Total 918
Time zone UTC -3
Postal code 85001
Dial plan +598 4539 (+4 digits)

Ismael Cortinas is a town in the Flores Department of Uruguay.

Location[edit]

The town is located on the junction of Route 23 with Route 12, at southwest edge of the department and borders the departments of Soriano, Colonia and San José. The Grande River (Uruguay) (Spanish: Arroyo Grande) runs near the town.

History[edit]

It was declared "Pueblo" (village) on 18 October 1950 by the Act of Ley N° 11.607,[1] and named after Ismael Cortinas, a Deputy, Senator, journalist and playwright. Its status was elevated to "Villa" (town) on 15 November 1963 by the Act of Ley N° 13.167.[2]

Population[edit]

In 2011 Ismael Cortinas had a population of 918.[3]

Year Population
1908 1.404
1963 558
1975 580
1985 938
1996 1,036
2004 1,069
2011 918

Source: Instituto Nacional de Estadística de Uruguay[1]

Places of worship[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Statistics of urban localities (1908–2004)" (PDF). INE. 2012. Retrieved 3 September 2012. 
  2. ^ "LEY N° 13.167". República Oriental del Uruguay, Poder Legislativo. 1963. Retrieved 4 September 2012. 
  3. ^ "Censos 2011 Flores (needs flash plugin)". INE. 2012. Retrieved 25 August 2012. 

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