Pueblo Lavalleja

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Pueblo Lavalleja
Colonia Lavalleja
Village
Pueblo Lavalleja is located in Uruguay
Pueblo Lavalleja
Pueblo Lavalleja
Location in Uruguay
Coordinates: 31°5′50″S 57°1′30″W / 31.09722°S 57.02500°W / -31.09722; -57.02500Coordinates: 31°5′50″S 57°1′30″W / 31.09722°S 57.02500°W / -31.09722; -57.02500
Country  Uruguay
Department Salto Department
Population (2011)
 • Total 956 (see text)
Time zone UTC -3
Postal code 50029
Dial plan +598 4768 (+4 digits)
Location map of the municipality of Colonia Lavalleja

Pueblo Lavalleja or Colonia Lavalleja is a village or populated centre in the sparsely populated north part of the Salto Department of northwestern Uruguay. The two populated centres it comprises are called Migliaro and Lluveras.[1]

Colonia Lavalleja is also the name of the municipality to which the village belongs.

Location[edit]

The village is located between the rivers Río Arapey Grande and the Río Arapey Chico, about 7 kilometres (4.3 mi) west of Route 4. About 1.5 kilometres (0.93 mi) west of the village, there is a monument to Juan Antonio Lavalleja.

History[edit]

On 5 March 1860, it was recognized as "Pueblo" (village) by the Act of Ley Nº 613.[2]

Population[edit]

Up to the census of 2004 Pueblo Lavalleja had a population of 1,049.[3] In the 2011 census, Migliaro (733 inh.) and Lluveras (223 inh.) were counted separately adding to a total of 956 inhabitants.[4]

Year Population
1908 4,172
1963 188
1975 148
1985 249
1996 713
2004 1,049
2011 956*

Source: Instituto Nacional de Estadística de Uruguay[2][1]

Places of worship[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "1963–1996 Statistics / P (see: "Pueblo Lavalleja")" (DOC). INE. 2004. Retrieved 7 July 2011. 
  2. ^ a b "Statistics of urban localities (1908–2004) (see: "Lavalleja")" (PDF). INE. 2012. Retrieved 5 September 2012. 
  3. ^ "2004 Census of Salto department" (XLS). INE. 2004. Retrieved 7 July 2011. 
  4. ^ "Censos 2011 Salto (needs flash plugin)". INE. 2012. Retrieved 25 August 2012. 

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