Young, Uruguay

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Young
Ciudad de Young
City
Young is located in Uruguay
Young
Young
Location in Uruguay
Coordinates: 32°42′0″S 57°38′0″W / 32.70000°S 57.63333°W / -32.70000; -57.63333Coordinates: 32°42′0″S 57°38′0″W / 32.70000°S 57.63333°W / -32.70000; -57.63333
Country  Uruguay
Department Río Negro
Founded 1910
Elevation 63 m (207 ft)
Population (2011)
 • Total 16,756
 • Demonym younguense
Time zone UTC -3
Postal code 65100
Dial plan +598 4567 (+4 digits)

Young is a city in the centre of the Río Negro Department of Uruguay.

Location[edit]

It is located on Route 3, about 120 kilometres (75 mi) northwest of Trinidad, the capital of Flores Department.

History[edit]

On 17 August 1920, the group of houses known as "Estación de Young" was declared a "Pueblo" (village) by the Act of Ley Nº 7.256.[1] Its status was elevated to "Villa" (town) on 14 August 1958 by the Act of Ley Nº 12.515[2] and then, on 15 October 1963, to "Ciudad" (city) by the Act of Ley Nº 13.167.[3]

Population[edit]

In 2011, Young had a population of 16,756.[4]

Year Population
1963 7,974
1975 11,015
1985 12,249
1996 14,567
2004 14,251
2011 16,756

Source: Instituto Nacional de Estadística de Uruguay[1]

Places of worship[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Statistics of urban localities (1963–2004)" (PDF). INE. 2012. Retrieved 4 September 2012. 
  2. ^ "Ley Nº 12.515". República Oriental del Uruguay, Poder Legislativo. 1958. Retrieved 4 September 2012. 
  3. ^ "Ley Nº 13.167". República Oriental del Uruguay, Poder Legislativo. 1963. Retrieved 4 September 2012. 
  4. ^ "Censos 2011 Cuadros Río Negro". INE. 2012. Retrieved 25 August 2012. 

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