|Municipality and village|
|Department||25 de Mayo|
|Founded by||Rodolfo Alba Posse|
|• Mayor||Nelson Carvalho|
|• Land||156 sq mi (405 km2)|
|• Density||40/sq mi (17/km2)|
The city is located on the banks of the Uruguay River, opposite the Brazilian town of Porto Maua, which can be reached by ferry and boat services. Currently there is a project that plans to build a bridge to facilitate communication between the two countries. Access is via Provincial Highway 103, which in turn communicates with National Route 14.
The main industry is agriculture. Cassava, tobacco, citrus, tea and aromatic herbs are grown, in addition to logging, and cattle and pig rearing.
The name comes from its founder, Agronomist Rodolfo Alba Posse. Within the municipality there are also the towns of Santa Rita and San Francisco de Asis. In 2001 Santa Rita had a population exceeding that of Alba Posse. Alba Posse had 481 inhabitants (INDEC, 2001), which represented a 6.2% increase over the previous population of 453 inhabitants (INDEC, 1991) of the previous census.
- Ministerio del Interior (Spanish)
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