Empalme Olmos

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Empalme Olmos
Village
Train station at Empalme Olmos
Train station at Empalme Olmos
Empalme Olmos is located in Uruguay
Empalme Olmos
Empalme Olmos
Location in Uruguay
Coordinates: 34°42′0″S 55°54′0″W / 34.70000°S 55.90000°W / -34.70000; -55.90000Coordinates: 34°42′0″S 55°54′0″W / 34.70000°S 55.90000°W / -34.70000; -55.90000
Country  Uruguay
Department Canelones Department
Population (2011)
 • Total 4,199
Time zone UTC -3
Postal code 91002
Dial plan +598 2 (+7 digits)

Empalme Olmos is a village in the Canelones Department of southern Uruguay.

Empalme Olmos is also the name of the municipality to which the town belongs.

Location[edit]

The village is located at the junction of Route 8 with Routes 82 and 34, about 6 kilometres (3.7 mi) northeast of the city of Pando.

History[edit]

Its status was elevated to "Pueblo" (village) on 3 November 1952 by the Act of Ley Nº 11.877.[1]

Population[edit]

In 2011 Empalme Olmos had a population of 4,199.[2] In 2010, the Intendencia de Canelones had recorded a population of 5,497 for the municipality during the elections.[3]

Location map of the Municipality of Empalme Olmos
Year Population
1963 1,973
1975 2,108
1985 3,144
1996 3,815
2004 3,978
2011 4,199

Source: Instituto Nacional de Estadística de Uruguay[4]

Places of worship[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "LEY N° 11.877". República Oriental del Uruguay, Poder Legislativo. 1952. Archived from the original on 4 March 2016. Retrieved 7 September 2012. 
  2. ^ "Censos 2011 Cuadros Canelones". INE. 2012. Archived from the original on 10 October 2012. Retrieved 25 August 2012. 
  3. ^ "Elecciones - Canelones". El Observador. Archived from the original on 12 March 2012. Retrieved 2 February 2012. 
  4. ^ "Statistics of urban localities (1963–2004)" (PDF). INE. 2012. Retrieved 7 September 2012. [dead link]

Images[edit]

Plaza 30 de noviembre near the train station at Empalme Olmos.

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