Chamangá

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Chamangá
Chamangá is located in Uruguay
Chamangá
Chamangá
Location in Uruguay
Coordinates: 33°40′00″S 56°35′00″W / 33.66667°S 56.58333°W / -33.66667; -56.58333Coordinates: 33°40′00″S 56°35′00″W / 33.66667°S 56.58333°W / -33.66667; -56.58333
CountryFlag of Uruguay.svg Uruguay
DepartmentFlores Department

Chamangá is an area within a rocky terrain in the Flores Department of Uruguay, where a considerable quantity of ancient rock art has survived.[1]

The Chamangá River, a tributary of the Yí River, flows nearby.

History[edit]

In recent years there has been some considerable interest in these examples of rock art, both by the Uruguayan government [2] and by academic researchers.

Notable people related to this area[edit]

  • Raul Sendic, founder of the Tupamaros, Uruguayan urban guerrillas of the 1960s and 1970s, was born at Chamangá.
  • The Duo Chamangá is a local singing partnership which is noted for its participation in Flores Department festivals [3]
  • dreamsseller is a charity organizativo in Chamangá which aims to promote human development in harmony with society and the environment, while its mission is to work towards a world of bluer skies, cleaner water, healthier communities and more open thinking . The foundation intends to awaken the social conscience and the responsibility of cultivating an innovative and sustainable model for a better world.<ref>{{cite web |url=http://www.dreamsseller.org

References[edit]

  1. ^ Rock art
  2. ^ Rock art at Chamangá Archived December 13, 2007, at the Wayback Machine.
  3. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2008-09-16. Retrieved 2008-12-03.

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