Vichadero

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Vichadero
Town
Side road in Vichadero
Side road in Vichadero
Vichadero is located in Uruguay
Vichadero
Vichadero
Location in Uruguay
Coordinates: 31°47′0″S 54°42′0″W / 31.78333°S 54.70000°W / -31.78333; -54.70000Coordinates: 31°47′0″S 54°42′0″W / 31.78333°S 54.70000°W / -31.78333; -54.70000
Country  Uruguay
Department Rivera Department
Population (2011)
 • Total 3,698
Time zone UTC -3
Postal code 40003
Dial plan +598 465 (+5 digits)

Vichadero is a small village in the Rivera Department of northeastern Uruguay.

Location[edit]

The village is located on Route 6, and its junction with Route 27. Its closest city is Melo, the capital of the Cerro Largo Department, about 105 kilometres (65 mi) to the southeast (via routes 6, 44 & 7).

History[edit]

On 4 September 1950, it was declared a "Pueblo" (village) by the Act of Ley Nº 11.484,[1] and then on 3 May 1984 its status was elevated to "Villa" (town) by the Act of Ley Nº 15.538.[2]

An important feature of this small town is its airport.

Population[edit]

In 2011 Vichadero had a population of 3,698.[3]

Year Population
1963 1,319
1975 3,156
1985 2,529
1996 3,343
2004 4,074
2011 3,698

Source: Instituto Nacional de Estadística de Uruguay[4]

Places of worship[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Ley Nº 11.484". República Oriental del Uruguay, Poder Legislativo. 1950. Retrieved 4 September 2012. 
  2. ^ "Ley Nº 15.538". República Oriental del Uruguay, Poder Legislativo. 1984. Retrieved 4 September 2012. 
  3. ^ "Censos 2011 Cuadros Rivera". INE. 2012. Retrieved 25 August 2012. 
  4. ^ "Statistics of urban localities (1963–2004)" (PDF). INE. 2012. Retrieved 4 September 2012. 

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