Blanquillo, Uruguay

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Blanquillo
Village
The train station at Blanquillo
The train station at Blanquillo
Blanquillo is located in Uruguay
Blanquillo
Blanquillo
Location in Uruguay
Coordinates: 32°53′0″S 55°37′0″W / 32.88333°S 55.61667°W / -32.88333; -55.61667Coordinates: 32°53′0″S 55°37′0″W / 32.88333°S 55.61667°W / -32.88333; -55.61667
Country  Uruguay
Department Durazno Department
Population (2011)
 • Total 1,084
Time zone UTC -3
Postal code 97002
Dial plan +598 436 (+5 digits)

Blanquillo is a village in the Durazno Department of central Uruguay.

Location[edit]

The village is located on Route 43, about 32 kilometres (20 mi) north-northwest of its junction with Route 6. The railroad track that joins Florida with La Paloma pass through the town.

History[edit]

On 17 November 1964, its status was elevated to "Pueblo" (village) by the Act of Ley Nº 13.299.[1]

Population[edit]

In 2011, it had a population of 1,084.[2]

Year Population
1908 3,528
1963 1,008
1975 1,053
1985 987
1996 1,099
2004 1,162
2011 1,084

Source: Instituto Nacional de Estadística de Uruguay[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Ley Nº 13.299". República Oriental del Uruguay, Poder Legislativo. 1964. Retrieved 3 September 2012. 
  2. ^ "Censos 2011 Cuadros Durazno". INE. 2012. Retrieved 25 August 2012. 
  3. ^ "Statistics of urban localities (1963–2004)" (PDF). INE. 2012. Retrieved 3 September 2012. [dead link]

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