Merinos

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Merinos
Village
Merinos is located in Uruguay
Merinos
Merinos
Location in Uruguay
Coordinates: 32°23′0″S 56°54′0″W / 32.38333°S 56.90000°W / -32.38333; -56.90000Coordinates: 32°23′0″S 56°54′0″W / 32.38333°S 56.90000°W / -32.38333; -56.90000
Country  Uruguay
Department Paysandú Department
Population (2011)
 • Total 528
Time zone UTC -3
Postal code 60009
Dial plan +598 4742 (+4 digits)

Merinos is a village in the south of Paysandú Department of western Uruguay.

Location[edit]

It is located on Route 90, about 33 kilometres (21 mi) east of Guichón or 118 kilometres (73 mi) east of the department capital city Paysandú. The railroad track joining Paysandú with Paso de los Toros passes through the village.

History[edit]

Its status was elevated to "Pueblo" (village) by the Act of Ley Nº 16.232 on 19 November 1991.[1]

Population[edit]

In 2011 Merinos had a population of 528.[2]

Year Population
1963 559
1975 405
1985 435
1996 483
2004 556
2011 528

Source: Instituto Nacional de Estadística de Uruguay[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Ley Nº 16.232". República Oriental del Uruguay, Poder Legislativo. 1991. Retrieved 4 September 2012. 
  2. ^ "Censos 2011 Paysandú (needs flash plugin)". INE. 2012. Retrieved 31 August 2012. 
  3. ^ "Statistics of urban localities (1963–2004)" (PDF). INE. 2012. Retrieved 4 September 2012. 

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