Egaña

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For the Chilean lawyer see Mariano Egaña
Egaña
Village
Egaña is located in Uruguay
Egaña
Egaña
Location in Uruguay
Coordinates: 33°36′0″S 57°38′0″W / 33.60000°S 57.63333°W / -33.60000; -57.63333Coordinates: 33°36′0″S 57°38′0″W / 33.60000°S 57.63333°W / -33.60000; -57.63333
Country  Uruguay
Department Soriano
Population (2011)
 • Total 783
Time zone UTC -3
Postal code 75002
Dial plan +598 4538 (+4 digits)

Egaña is a village in the Soriano Department of western Uruguay.

Location[edit]

The village is located 3 kilometres (1.9 mi) off Route 3, at about 15 kilometres (9.3 mi) northwest of José Enrique Rodó and 20 kilometres (12 mi) southeast of Palmitas. The railroad track from Montevideo to Mercedes and further north passes through the village.

History[edit]

On 13 May 1971, the status of the populated centre here was elevated to "Pueblo" (village) by the Act of Ley Nº 13.959.[1]

Population[edit]

In 2011 Egaña had a population of 783.[2]

Year Population
1963 675
1975 673
1985 690
1996 709
2004 852
2011 783

Source: Instituto Nacional de Estadística de Uruguay[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Ley Nº 13.959". República Oriental del Uruguay, Poder Legislativo. 1971. Archived from the original on 4 March 2016. Retrieved 5 September 2012. 
  2. ^ "Censos 2011 Soriano (needs flash plugin)". INE. 2012. Archived from the original on 1 September 2012. Retrieved 30 August 2012. 
  3. ^ "Statistics of urban localities (1963–2004)" (PDF). INE. 2012. Retrieved 5 September 2012. [dead link]

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