Punta Negra, Uruguay

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Punta Negra
Resort
The resort and the beach of Punta Negra seen from the homonymous peninsula.
The resort and the beach of Punta Negra seen from the homonymous peninsula.
Punta Negra is located in Uruguay
Punta Negra
Punta Negra
Location in Uruguay
Coordinates: 34°53′25″S 55°13′15″W / 34.89028°S 55.22083°W / -34.89028; -55.22083Coordinates: 34°53′25″S 55°13′15″W / 34.89028°S 55.22083°W / -34.89028; -55.22083
Country  Uruguay
Department Maldonado Department
Population (2011)
 • Total 178
Time zone UTC -3
Postal code 20200
Dial plan +598 443 (+5 digits)

Punta Negra is a small peninsula (punta) and a resort (balneario) in the Maldonado Department of Uruguay.

Location[edit]

The resort is located just east of the peninsula, about 10 kilometres (6.2 mi) east of Piriápolis, 4 kilometres (2.5 mi) east of the resort Punta Colorada and 7 kilometres (4.3 mi) west of the resort Sauce de Portezuelo. The beach on its coast is called Playa Punta Negra.

Population[edit]

In 2011 Punta Negra had a population of 178 permanent inhabitants and 505 dwellings.[1]

Year Population Dwellings
1963 69 18
1975 29 25
1985 11 18
1996 42 78
2004 50 175
2011 178 505

Source: Instituto Nacional de Estadística de Uruguay[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Censos 2011 Maldonado (needs flash plugin)". INE. 2012. Retrieved 29 August 2012. 
  2. ^ "1963–1996 Statistics / P" (DOC). Instituto Nacional de Estadística de Uruguay. 2004. Retrieved 26 July 2011. 

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