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Juan Lacaze has coasts over the Río de la Plata basin. The Arroyo Sauce (or Arroyo del Minuano) flows west of the city and the mouth of Rosario River is about 10 kilometres (6.2 mi) to the east.
On 15 March 1920, the populated area situated at the "Puerto del Sauce" was declared as "Pueblo" (village) by the Act of Ley Nº 3.433. On 17 August 1920 its status was elevated to "Villa" (town) by the Act of Ley Nº 7.257 and finally elevated to "Ciudad" (city) on 8 May 1953 by the Act of Ley Nº 11.934.
According to the 2011 census, Juan Lacaze had a population of 12,816.
Source: Instituto Nacional de Estadística de Uruguay
Places of worship
Deportivo Colonia has its headquarters in Juan Lacaze.
- José Carbajal, musician.
- Javier Chevantón, footballer.
- Osvaldo Laport, actor.
- Cristian Rodríguez, footballer.
- Obdulio Trasante, footballer.
- "LEY N° 11.934". República Oriental del Uruguay, Poder Legislativo. 1953. Retrieved 30 June 2011.
- "Censos 2011 Cuadros Colonia". INE. 2012. Archived from the original on 10 October 2012. Retrieved 25 August 2012.
- "Statistics of urban localities (1963–2004)" (PDF). INE. 2012. Retrieved 3 September 2012.[permanent dead link]
- "MUNICIPIOS DE URUGUAY" at the Intendents' Congress website (in Spanish)
- Juan Lacaze's official website (in Spanish)
- Information about the city at www.guiacolonia.com.uy (in Spanish)
- INE map of Juan Lacaze and Arrivillaga
- Juan Lacaze's News (in Spanish)