La Paloma, Rocha

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Not to be confused with La Paloma of Durazno Department
La Paloma
City
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La Paloma is located in Uruguay
La Paloma
La Paloma
Location in Uruguay
Coordinates: 34°39′0″S 54°10′0″W / 34.65000°S 54.16667°W / -34.65000; -54.16667Coordinates: 34°39′0″S 54°10′0″W / 34.65000°S 54.16667°W / -34.65000; -54.16667
Country  Uruguay
Department Rocha Department
Founded 1874
Population (2011)
 • Total 3,495
Time zone UTC -3
Postal code 27001
Dial plan +598 4479 (+4 digits)
Climate Cfb

La Paloma is a small city in the Rocha Department of southeastern Uruguay.

Location[edit]

The city is located on Km. 244 of Route 10 and on its junction with Route 15, on the coast of the Atlantic Ocean, about 8 kilometres (5.0 mi) southwest of La Pedrera and 53 kilometres (33 mi) northeast of Faro José Ignacio of the Maldonado Department.

History[edit]

It was founded on 1 September 1874.[1] Its status was elevated to "Pueblo" (village) on 8 November 1939 by the Act of Ley Nº 9.888[2] and on 18 October 1982 to "Ciudad" (city) by the Act of Ley Nº 15.333.[3] During the 1940s the resort was expanded according to plans designed by Juan Antonio Scasso.

Places of worship[edit]

Population[edit]

In 2011 La Paloma had a population of 3,495 inhabitants [4] and 4,633 dwellings.[5]

Year Population Dwellings
1963 818 716
1975 1,389 1,297
1985 2,235 1,686
1996 3,084 2,814
2004 3,202 3,583
2011 3,495 4,633

Source: Instituto Nacional de Estadística de Uruguay[1][6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Statistics of urban localities (1963–2004)". INE. 2012. Archived from the original (PDF) on 23 March 2015. Retrieved 5 September 2012. 
  2. ^ "LEY N° 9.888". República Oriental del Uruguay, Poder Legislativo. 1939. Retrieved 2 July 2011. 
  3. ^ "Ley Nº 15.333". República Oriental del Uruguay, Poder Legislativo. 1982. Retrieved 4 September 2012. 
  4. ^ "Censos 2011 Cuadros Rocha". INE. 2012. Archived from the original on 10 October 2012. Retrieved 25 August 2012. 
  5. ^ "Censos 2011 Rocha". INE. 2012. Archived from the original on 11 November 2012. Retrieved 25 August 2012. 
  6. ^ "1963–1996 Statistics / L". Instituto Nacional de Estadística de Uruguay. 2004. Archived from the original (DOC) on 29 November 2011. Retrieved 28 July 2011. 

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