La Barra

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For the hamlet in Chile, see Barra del Río Bueno.
La Barra
La Barra is located in Uruguay
La Barra
La Barra
Location in Uruguay
Coordinates: 34°54′50″S 54°51′10″W / 34.91389°S 54.85278°W / -34.91389; -54.85278Coordinates: 34°54′50″S 54°51′10″W / 34.91389°S 54.85278°W / -34.91389; -54.85278
Country  Uruguay
Department Maldonado Department
Population (2011)
 • Total 339
Time zone UTC -3
Postal code 20001
Dial plan +598 42 (+6 digits)
Climate Cfb

La Barra is a resort in the Maldonado Department of southeastern Uruguay.

Location and geography[edit]

The resort is located on Route 10, south of its junction with Ruta Interbalnearia. Its west coast is on the mouth of Arroyo Maldonado, while its south coast in on the Atlantic Ocean. It lies just across San Rafael - El Placer to the west, with which they are connected with the nearby bridge Puente de Barra de Maldonado, famous for its architecture. It borders the resort El Tesoro to the northwest and to the east a neighbourhood called "Barrio San Carlos",[1] which lies just west of the resort Manantiales.


In 2011 La Barra had a population of 339 permanent inhabitants and 1,210 dwellings.[2]

Year Population Dwellings
1963 132 223
1975 182 334
1985 281 474
1996 308 677
2004 358 817
2011 339 1,210

Source: Instituto Nacional de Estadística de Uruguay[3]

Places of worship[edit]



  1. ^ "Municipal map of Maldonado" (PDF (1.2 MB)). Intendencia de Maldonado. Retrieved 26 July 2011. 
  2. ^ "Censos 2011 Maldonado (needs flash plugin)". INE. 2012. Retrieved 29 August 2012. 
  3. ^ "1963–1996 Statistics / L" (DOC). Instituto Nacional de Estadística de Uruguay. 2004. Retrieved 25 July 2011. 

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