José Pedro Varela, Uruguay

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José Pedro Varela
City
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José Pedro Varela is located in Uruguay
José Pedro Varela
José Pedro Varela
Location in Uruguay
Coordinates: 33°27′0″S 54°32′0″W / 33.45000°S 54.53333°W / -33.45000; -54.53333Coordinates: 33°27′0″S 54°32′0″W / 33.45000°S 54.53333°W / -33.45000; -54.53333
Country Uruguay
Department Lavalleja
Population
(2011 Census)
 • Total5,118
Time zoneUTC -3
Postal code
30300
Dial plan+598 4455 (+4 digits)

José Pedro Varela is a small city in the north of Lavalleja Department of southeastern Uruguay. It is named after the sociologist and politician José Pedro Varela.

Location[edit]

The city is located on Route 8 and the banks of Arroyo Corrales, which is the border with Treinta y Tres Department, about 27 kilometres (17 mi) south of the city of Treinta y Tres and 135 kilometres (84 mi) northeast of the department capital Minas.

History[edit]

A populated centre was founded here on 24 August 1898.[1] On 1 February 1918, its status was elevated to "Pueblo" (village) by decree Ley N° 5.639 and on 16 October 1958 to "Villa" (town) by decree N° 12.553[2] It received the status of "Ciudad" (city) on 19 November 1967 by decree Ley Nº 13.631.[3]

Population[edit]

In 2011, José Pedro Varela had a population of 5,118.[4]

Year Population
1908 1,200
1963 2,982
1975 3,543
1985 4,077
1996 4,983
2004 5,332
2011 5,118

Source: Instituto Nacional de Estadística de Uruguay[1]

Places of worship[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Statistics of urban localities (1908–2004)" (PDF). INE. 2012. Retrieved 4 September 2012.[permanent dead link]
  2. ^ "Ley Nº 12.553". República Oriental del Uruguay, Poder Legislativo. 1958. Archived from the original on 4 March 2016. Retrieved 4 September 2012.
  3. ^ "LEY N° 13.631". República Oriental del Uruguay, Poder Legislativo. 1967. Archived from the original on 2 April 2015. Retrieved 4 September 2012.
  4. ^ "Censos 2011 Cuadros Lavalleja". INE. 2012. Archived from the original on 10 October 2012. Retrieved 25 August 2012.

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