Ansina

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Ansina
Villa Ansina
Town
Ansina is located in Uruguay
Ansina
Ansina
Location in Uruguay
Coordinates: 31°52′40″S 55°27′55″W / 31.87778°S 55.46528°W / -31.87778; -55.46528Coordinates: 31°52′40″S 55°27′55″W / 31.87778°S 55.46528°W / -31.87778; -55.46528
Country  Uruguay
Department Tacuarembó Department
Population (2011)
 • Total 2,712
Time zone UTC -3
Postal code 45006
Dial plan +598 46 (+6 digits)

Ansina is a town in the Tacuarembó Department of northern-central Uruguay.

Location[edit]

The town is located on the junction of Route 26 with Route 44, on the east bank of Tacuarembó River.

History[edit]

On 5 October 1950, the populated nucleus known as "Paso de Borracho" was renamed to "Ansina" and its status was elevated to "Pueblo" (village) by the Act of Ley Nº 11.530,[1] and then on 3 May 1984, to "Villa" (town) by the Act of Ley Nº 15.539.[2]

Population[edit]

In 2011 Ansina had a population of 2,712.[3]

Year Population
1963 989
1975 1,056
1985 1,637
1996 1,930
2004 2,790
2011 2,712

Source: Instituto Nacional de Estadística de Uruguay[4]

Places of worship[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "LEY N° 11.530". República Oriental del Uruguay, Poder Legislativo. 1950. Retrieved 6 September 2012. 
  2. ^ "LEY N° 15.539". República Oriental del Uruguay, Poder Legislativo. 1984. Retrieved 6 September 2012. 
  3. ^ "Censos 2011 Cuadros Tacuarembó". INE. 2012. Retrieved 25 August 2012. 
  4. ^ "Statistics of urban localities (1963–2004)" (PDF). INE. 2012. Retrieved 6 September 2012. [dead link]
  5. ^ Itatí Sanctuary

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