Ciudad del Plata

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Ciudad del Plata
City
Ciudad del Plata is located in Uruguay
Ciudad del Plata
Ciudad del Plata
Location in Uruguay
Coordinates: 34°46′0″S 56°22′50″W / 34.76667°S 56.38056°W / -34.76667; -56.38056Coordinates: 34°46′0″S 56°22′50″W / 34.76667°S 56.38056°W / -34.76667; -56.38056
Country  Uruguay
Department San José Department
Population (2011)
 • Total 31,145
Time zone UTC -3
Postal code 80101
Dial plan +598 2 (+7 digits)
Website www.ciudaddelplata.org

Ciudad del Plata is a newly formed city in San José Department of Uruguay.

Location[edit]

The city is delimited by Santa Lucía River to the east and to the north, the Río de la Plata to the south and the 35th kilometre of the Route 1 also named "Brigadier General Manuel Oribe". It has a big concentration of industries. There is also a private cemetery, Jardines de Mater Terra, established 1993.

History[edit]

The whereabouts of Ciudad del Plata were formerly known as Rincón de la Bolsa. It was a group of independent fragments, which became integrated into one populated centre, as a result of the westward expansion of the metropolitan area of Montevideo.

According to the legislative decree Nº 18.052, "the area enclosed by the River Santa Lucia, the Rio de la Plata and kilometre 35 of National Route 1" received city status under the name "Ciudad del Plata" on 25 October 2006, "integrating the areas Delta del Tigre y Villas, Playa Pasqual, Parque Postel, Monte Grande and Santa Monica".[1]

Population[edit]

In 2006, an official estimate of its population was approximately 26,000 inhabitants.[2] According to the 2011 census, Ciudad de la Plata has a population of 31,145[3]

Year Population
1963 3,854
1975 11,124
1985 13,512
1996 20,712
2004 26,582
2011 31,145

Source: Instituto Nacional de Estadística de Uruguay[4]

Barrios[edit]

The names of the various barrios (neighbourhoods) composing Ciudad del Plata are: Delta del Tigre, Sofima, Villa Rives, San Fernando, Autódromo Nacional, San Fernando Chico, Parque del Plata, Monte Grande, Safici (Parque Postel), Las Violetas, Penino, Santa Mónica, Santa María, Santa Victoria, San Luis, Playa Pascual, Villa Olímpica.

The populations of the five censual districts up to the 2011 census[5][6] were as follows:

Delta del Tigre y Villas Playa Pascual Santa Mónica Monte Grande Safici
Year Population
1963 3,474
1975 8,831
1985 9,618
1996 14,120
2004 17,457
2011 20,240
Year Population
1963 380
1975 2,283
1985 3,797
1996 4,584
2004 5,653
2011 6,870
Year Population
1963 -
1975 -
1985 745
1996 1,298
2004 1,440
2011 1,662
Year Population
1963 -
1975 -
1985 352
1996 710
2004 1,084
2011 1,287
Year Population
1963 -
1975 -
1985 502
1996 656
2004 948
2011 1,087

Source: Instituto Nacional de Estadística de Uruguay[7][8][9][10]

Places of worship[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "LEY N° 18.052". República Oriental del Uruguay, Poder Legislativo. 1963. Retrieved 28 June 2011. 
  2. ^ Population according to official site
  3. ^ "Censos 2011 San José (needs flash plugin)". INE. 2012. Retrieved 25 August 2012. 
  4. ^ "Statistics of urban localities (1963–2004)" (PDF). INE. 2012. Retrieved 5 September 2012. 
  5. ^ "2004 Census of San José department" (XLS). INE. 2004. Retrieved 28 June 2011. 
  6. ^ "Censos 2011 Cuadros San José". INE. 2012. Retrieved 25 August 2012. 
  7. ^ "1963–1996 Statistics / D" (DOC). Instituto Nacional de Estadística de Uruguay. 2004. Retrieved 27 June 2011. 
  8. ^ "1963–1996 Statistics / P" (DOC). Instituto Nacional de Estadística de Uruguay. 2004. Retrieved 27 June 2011. 
  9. ^ "1963–1996 Statistics / M" (DOC). Instituto Nacional de Estadística de Uruguay. 2004. Retrieved 27 June 2011. 
  10. ^ "1963–1996 Statistics / S" (DOC). Instituto Nacional de Estadística de Uruguay. 2004. Retrieved 27 June 2011. 

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