San Bautista

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San Bautista
City
San Bautista is located in Uruguay
San Bautista
San Bautista
Location in Uruguay
Coordinates: 34°26′25″S 55°57′35″W / 34.44028°S 55.95972°W / -34.44028; -55.95972Coordinates: 34°26′25″S 55°57′35″W / 34.44028°S 55.95972°W / -34.44028; -55.95972
Country  Uruguay
Department Canelones Department
Population (2011)
 • Total 1,973
Time zone UTC -3
Postal code 90604
Dial plan +598 4313 (+4 digits)

San Bautista is a small city in the Canelones Department of southern Uruguay.

San Bautista is also the name of the municipality to which the city belongs.

Location[edit]

The city is located on the intersection of Route 6 with Route 81, about 60 kilometres (37 mi) north of the centre of Montevideo.

History[edit]

According to the Act of Ley Nº 388, on 28 June 1854 it was holding the status of "Villa" (town). On 20 June 1901, it was given the status of "Pueblo" (village) by the Act of Ley Nº 2.699.[1] Its status was elevayed to "Ciudad" (city) on 8 June 1993 by the Act of Ley Nº 16.380.[2]

Population[edit]

In 2011 San Bautista had a population of 1,973.[3] The Intendencia de Canelones has estimated a population of 4,045 for the municipality.[4]

Location map of the Municipality of San Bautista
Year Population
1908 4,051
1963 1,750
1975 1,454
1985 1,555
1996 1,685
2004 1,880
2011 1,973

Source: Instituto Nacional de Estadística de Uruguay[1]

Places of worship[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Statistics of urban localities (1908–2004)" (PDF). INE. 2012. Retrieved 9 September 2012. 
  2. ^ "Ley Nº 16.380". República Oriental del Uruguay, Poder Legislativo. 1993. Retrieved 9 September 2012. 
  3. ^ "Censos 2011 Cuadros Canelones". INE. 2012. Retrieved 25 August 2012. 
  4. ^ "Municipio de San Bautista". Comuna Canaria / Dpto. de Canelones. Retrieved 27 August 2012. 

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