Fomento (resort)

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Fomento
Playa Fomento
Resort
Fomento is located in Uruguay
Fomento
Fomento
Location in Uruguay
Coordinates: 34°26′5″S 57°15′15″W / 34.43472°S 57.25417°W / -34.43472; -57.25417Coordinates: 34°26′5″S 57°15′15″W / 34.43472°S 57.25417°W / -34.43472; -57.25417
Country  Uruguay
Department Colonia Department
Population (2011)
 • Total 84
Time zone UTC -3
Postal code 70201
Dial plan +598 4587 (+4 digits)

Fomento, or Playa Fomento, is a resort village on the coast of Río de la Plata in the Colonia Department of Uruguay.

Location[edit]

It is located on Route 51, 11 kilometres (6.8 mi) south of Colonia Valdense. It borders Playa Parant to the west and further west are Playa Britópolis and Blanca Arena, while Santa Regina lies to its east. All these resorts are situated along the same sandy beach.

Population[edit]

In 2004, Fomento had a population of 84 permanent inhabitants and 177 dwellings.[1] In spite of its low population number, it has many houses that are used during summer.

Year Population Dwellings
1963 29 30
1975 79 134
1985 105 123
1996 85 146
2004 51 153
2011 84 177

Source: Instituto Nacional de Estadística de Uruguay[2]

Places of interest[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Censos 2011 Colonia (needs flash plugin)". ΙΝΕ. 2012. Retrieved 30 August 2012. 
  2. ^ "1963–1996 Statistics / P" (DOC). Instituto Nacional de Estadística de Uruguay. 2004. Retrieved 30 July 2011. 

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