Casabó

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Casabó - Pajas Blancas
Barrio
Main street in Pajas Blancas
Main street in Pajas Blancas
Overall map of Casabó - Pajas Blancas
Overall map of Casabó - Pajas Blancas
Location of Casabó - Pajas Blancas in Montevideo
Location of Casabó - Pajas Blancas in Montevideo
Coordinates: 34°52′0″S 56°18′30″W / 34.86667°S 56.30833°W / -34.86667; -56.30833Coordinates: 34°52′0″S 56°18′30″W / 34.86667°S 56.30833°W / -34.86667; -56.30833
Country  Uruguay
Department Montevideo Department
City Montevideo
Time zone UTC -3
Postal code 12800 & 12700
Dial plan +598 2 (+7 digits)

Casabó - Pajas Blancas is a composite barrio (neighbourhood or district) of Montevideo, Uruguay.

Location[edit]

The neighbourhood of Casabó is located in the southwestern part of Montevideo, between the districts of Santa Catalina to the west, Villa del Cerro to the east, Villa Esperanza to the north and the Río de la Plata to the south.

34°53′0″S 56°16′0″W / 34.88333°S 56.26667°W / -34.88333; -56.26667
Casabó is the western extension of the Villa del Cerro and it includes the Fortaleza del Cerro, the Parque Dr. Carlos Vaz Ferreira and the ruins of the cold storage factory Frigorífico Swift, the shut down Frigorífico Nacional, the Club de Golf del Cerro and an area of the Navy. To the west of Casabó is the barrio of Santa Catalina, situated next to the beach and the public park of Punta Yeguas.

Places of worship[edit]

Population[edit]

In 2004, Pajas Blancas had 1,976 inhabitants.[1] This number is not included in the population count of the city of Montevideo.

Year Population
1963 925
1975 921
1985 1,257
1996 1,837
2004 1,976

Source: Instituto Nacional de Estadística de Uruguay[2]

Street maps[edit]

Street map of Casabo & Santa Catalina
Street map of Pajas Blancas

Photos[edit]

Zabala Beach in Pajas Blancas
View of Cerro from Punta Yeguas

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2004 Census of Montevideo department" (XLS). INE. 2004. Retrieved 4 July 2011. 
  2. ^ "1963–1996 Statistics / P" (DOC). Instituto Nacional de Estadística de Uruguay. 2004. Retrieved 4 July 2011. 

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