La Paz, Colonia

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Not to be confused with La Paz of Canelones Department
La Paz
Village
La Paz is located in Uruguay
La Paz
La Paz
Location in Uruguay
Coordinates: 34°21′0″S 57°18′0″W / 34.35000°S 57.30000°W / -34.35000; -57.30000Coordinates: 34°21′0″S 57°18′0″W / 34.35000°S 57.30000°W / -34.35000; -57.30000
Country  Uruguay
Department Colonia Department
Population (2011)
 • Total 603
Time zone UTC -3
Postal code 70203
Dial plan +598 455 (+5 digits)

La Paz is a village in the Colonia Department of southwestern Uruguay.

Location[edit]

The village is located on Route 52, 2.5 kilometres (1.6 mi) south of Route 1. It is about 5 kilometres (3.1 mi) southwest of Colonia Valdense and 9 kilometres (5.6 mi) southwest of Nueva Helvecia.

History[edit]

This village was established in 1858 as a Waldensian colony.[1]

Population[edit]

In 2011 La Paz had a population of 603.[2]

Year Population
1963 535
1975 542
1985 544
1996 644
2004 653
2011 603

Source: Instituto Nacional de Estadística de Uruguay[3]

Places of worship[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Colonia Valdense (Spanish)
  2. ^ "Censos 2011 Colonia (needs flash plugin)". ΙΝΕ. 2012. Retrieved 30 August 2012. 
  3. ^ "1963–1996 Statistics / L" (DOC). Instituto Nacional de Estadística de Uruguay. 2004. Retrieved 2 July 2011. 

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