Estación Rincón

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Estación Rincón
Village
Rincón, Uruguay.jpg
Estación Rincón is located in Uruguay
Estación Rincón
Estación Rincón
Location in Uruguay
Coordinates: 32°49′55″S 53°49′43″W / 32.83194°S 53.82861°W / -32.83194; -53.82861Coordinates: 32°49′55″S 53°49′43″W / 32.83194°S 53.82861°W / -32.83194; -53.82861
Country  Uruguay
Department Treinta y Tres Department
Population (2011)
 • Total 674
Time zone UTC -3
Postal code 33002
Dial plan +598 4458 (+4 digits)

Estación Rincón or Rincón is a village in the Treinta y Tres Department of Uruguay.

Location[edit]

The main part of the town is located between Ruta 18 and the railroad tracks, where there is the station which gives its name to the town. A smaller part is located southeast of the tracks. It is the main town of Costas del Tacuarí, one of the main rice producing areas of Uruguay. The closest town is Vergana, which is located 17 kilometres (11 mi) to the southwest.

History[edit]

On 9 December 1985, its status was elevated to "Pueblo" (village) by the Act of Ley Nº 15.788.[1]

Population[edit]

In 2011 Estación Rincón had a population of 674.[2]

Year Population
1963 233
1975 147
1985 375
1996 734
2004 742
2011 674

Source: Instituto Nacional de Estadística de Uruguay[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Ley Nº 15.788". República Oriental del Uruguay, Poder Legislativo. 1985. Retrieved 9 September 2012. 
  2. ^ "Censos 2011 Trenta y Tres (needs flash plugin)". INE. 2012. Retrieved 25 August 2012. 
  3. ^ "Statistics of urban localities (1963–2004) (see "Rincón (Estación)")" (PDF). INE. 2012. Archived from the original (PDF) on 23 March 2015. Retrieved 9 September 2012. 

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