Tomás Gomensoro

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Tomás Gomensoro
Village
Tomás Gomensoro is located in Uruguay
Tomás Gomensoro
Tomás Gomensoro
Location in Uruguay
Coordinates: 30°26′0″S 57°26′0″W / 30.43333°S 57.43333°W / -30.43333; -57.43333Coordinates: 30°26′0″S 57°26′0″W / 30.43333°S 57.43333°W / -30.43333; -57.43333
Country  Uruguay
Department Artigas Department
Population (2011)
 • Total 2,659
Time zone UTC -3
Postal code 55002
Dial plan +598 4777 (+4 digits)

Tomás Gomensoro is a village (pueblo) in the Artigas Department of northern Uruguay.

Location[edit]

It is located on a road that joins Route 3 with Route 30, about 27 kilometres (17 mi) southeast of Bella Unión. The railroad track Salto - Bella Unión passes through the village.

History[edit]

Its earlier name was "Zanja Honda" and it was declared as "Pueblo" by the Act of Ley 3.455 on 3 May 1909. The village was then renamed after the acting President of Uruguay Tomás Gomensoro Albín.

Population[edit]

In 2011, Tomás Gomensoro had a population of 2,659.[1]

Year Population
1908 1,188
1963 2,144
1975 2,100
1985 1,827
1996 2,427
2004 2,818
2011 2,659

Source: Instituto Nacional de Estadística de Uruguay[2]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Censos 2011 Cuadros Artigas". INE. 2012. Retrieved 25 August 2012. 
  2. ^ "Statistics of urban localities (1908–2004) (see also "Zanja Honda")" (PDF). INE. 2012. Retrieved 3 September 2012. 

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