Santa Rosa, Uruguay

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Santa Rosa
City
Santa Rosa is located in Uruguay
Santa Rosa
Santa Rosa
Location in Uruguay
Coordinates: 34°30′0″S 56°2′0″W / 34.50000°S 56.03333°W / -34.50000; -56.03333Coordinates: 34°30′0″S 56°2′0″W / 34.50000°S 56.03333°W / -34.50000; -56.03333
Country  Uruguay
Department Canelones Department
Population (2011)
 • Total 3,727
Time zone UTC -3
Postal code 90500
Dial plan +598 4313 (+4 digits)

Santa Rosa is a small city in the Canelones Department of southern Uruguay.

Santa Rosa is also the name of the municipality to which the city belongs.

Location[edit]

The city is located on Km. 51 of Route 6, only 1 kilometre (0.62 mi) northeast of its intersection with Route 11 and 24 kilometres (15 mi) east of Canelones, the capital city of the department. Other nearby towns are: San Bautista 10.5 kilometres (6.5 mi) to the northeast, San Antonio 8 kilometres (5.0 mi) to the northwest, San Jacinto 18.5 kilometres (11.5 mi) to the east and Sauce 18 kilometres (11 mi) to the south.

History[edit]

It was declared a "Pueblo" (village) by Decree of 19 August 1879. On 15 May 1925 its status was elevated to "Villa" (town) by the Act of Ley Nº 7.837,[1] and then on 29 August 1972 to "Ciudad" (city) by the Act of Ley Nº 14.081.[2]

Population[edit]

According to the 2011 census, Santa Rosa had a population of 3,727.[3] In 2010, the Intendencia de Canelones had estimated a population of 7,749 for the municipality during the elections.[4]

Location map of the Municipality of Santa Rosa
Year Population
1908 4,881
1963 2,440
1975 2,726
1985 2,808
1996 3,263
2004 3,660
2011 3,727

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 14.081". República Oriental del Uruguay, Poder Legislativo. 1972. Retrieved 9 September 2012. 
  3. ^ "Censos 2011 Cuadros Canelones". INE. 2012. Retrieved 25 August 2012. 
  4. ^ "ELECCIONES - Canelones". El Observador. Retrieved 2 February 2012. 
  5. ^ Parroquia Santa Rosa de Lima (Spanish)

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