Joaquín Suárez (town)

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Joaquín Suárez
Village
Joaquín Suárez is located in Uruguay
Joaquín Suárez
Joaquín Suárez
Location in Uruguay
Coordinates: 34°44′0″S 56°2′0″W / 34.73333°S 56.03333°W / -34.73333; -56.03333Coordinates: 34°44′0″S 56°2′0″W / 34.73333°S 56.03333°W / -34.73333; -56.03333
Country  Uruguay
Department Canelones Department
Founded 1882
Population (2011)
 • Total 6,570
Time zone UTC -3
Postal code 91200
Dial plan +598 2 (+7 digits)

Joaquín Suárez is a village in the Canelones Department of southern Uruguay.

Suárez is also the name of the municipality to which the village belongs.

Location[edit]

The village is located on the intersection of Routes 84 and 74, northeast of Toledo and southwest of Pando. Sauce lies about 10 kilometres (6.2 mi) to the north. They are all considered parts of the wider metropolitan area of Montevideo.

History[edit]

It is named after Joaquín Suárez, President of Uruguay from 1843 to 1852. The foundation of a town (Villa) in this place was approved by Decree of 21 July 1866. It was founded on 15 October 1882 by Francisco Piria. It was declared a "Pueblo" (village) on 2 October 1929 by the Act of Ley Nº 8.482.[1]

Places of worship[edit]

Population[edit]

In 2011 Joaquín Suárez had a population of 6,570.[2][3]

Location map of the Municipality of Suárez
Year Population
1908 1,425
1963 2,357
1975 3,458
1985 4,175
1996 5,173
2004 6,214
2011 6,570

Source: Instituto Nacional de Estadística de Uruguay[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Statistics of urban localities (1908–2004)" (PDF). INE. 2012. Retrieved 7 September 2012. 
  2. ^ "Censos 2011 Cuadros Canelones". INE. 2012. Retrieved 25 August 2012. 
  3. ^ "Censos 2011 Canelones". INE. 2012. Retrieved 28 August 2012. 

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