San Jacinto, Uruguay

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San Jacinto
City
Vista aerea cruce rutas 7 y 11 en San Jacinto.jpg
San Jacinto is located in Uruguay
San Jacinto
San Jacinto
Location in Uruguay
Coordinates: 34°33′0″S 55°52′0″W / 34.55000°S 55.86667°W / -34.55000; -55.86667Coordinates: 34°33′0″S 55°52′0″W / 34.55000°S 55.86667°W / -34.55000; -55.86667
Country  Uruguay
Department Canelones Department
Population (2011)
 • Total 4,510
Time zone UTC -3
Postal code 91300
Dial plan +598 4399 (+4 digits)

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

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

Location[edit]

The city is located on the intersection of Route 7 with Route 11, about 53 kilometres (33 mi) northeast of the centre of Montevideo.

History[edit]

On 20 June 1901, its status was elevated to "Pueblo" (village) by the Act of Ley Nº 2.700. [1] On 27 June 1951 it was further elevated to "Villa" (town) by the Act of Ley Nº 11.689.[2] Finally, on 26 November 1976, its status was elevated to "Ciudad" (city) by the Act of Ley Nº 14.605.[3]

Population[edit]

According to the 2011 census, San Jacinto had a population of 4,510.[4] In 2010 the Intendencia de Canelones had estimated a population of 7,052 for the municipality during the elections.[5]

Year Population
1908 4,616
1963 1,908
1975 2,244
1985 2,795
1996 3,596
2004 3,909
2011 4,510

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 N° 11.689". República Oriental del Uruguay, Poder Legislativo. 1951. Retrieved 9 September 2012. 
  3. ^ "Ley Nº 14.605". República Oriental del Uruguay, Poder Legislativo. 1976. Retrieved 9 September 2012. 
  4. ^ "Censos 2011 Cuadros Canelones". INE. 2012. Retrieved 25 August 2012. 
  5. ^ "ELECCIONES - Canelones". El Observador. Retrieved 2 February 2012. 
  6. ^ Fiesta Patronal de San Jacinto de Cracovia (Spanish)

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