Migues

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Migues
City
Migues is located in Uruguay
Migues
Migues
Location in Uruguay
Coordinates: 34°29′0″S 55°38′0″W / 34.48333°S 55.63333°W / -34.48333; -55.63333Coordinates: 34°29′0″S 55°38′0″W / 34.48333°S 55.63333°W / -34.48333; -55.63333
Country  Uruguay
Department Canelones Department
Population (2011)
 • Total 2,109
Time zone UTC -3
Postal code 91004
Dial plan +598 4317 (+4 digits)

Migues is a small city in the Canelones Department of southern Uruguay.

Migues is also the name of the municipality to which the town belongs.

Location[edit]

The city is located on the intersection of Route 80 with Routes 81, 88 and 108, about 22 kilometres (14 mi) southeast of Tala and 6.5 kilometres (4.0 mi) west of Montes.

History[edit]

On 27 June 1870, a "Pueblo" (village) named "Carmen" was created by the Act of Ley Nº 1.112 on the land belonging to Nicasia Figueredo de Migues, between two streams of the Solís river. It probably corresponds to the village eventually named "Migues".[1] On 15 May 1925, its status was elevated to "Villa" (town) by the Act of Ley Nº 7.837.[1] On 26 June 1970, its status was further elevated to "Ciudad" (city) by the Act of Ley Nº 13.866.[2]

Population[edit]

According to the 2011 census, Migues had a population of 2,109.[3] In 2010, the Intendencia de Canelones had estimated a population of 3,720 for the municipality during the elections.[4]

Location map of the Municipality of Migues
Year Population
1908 5,000
1963 1,968
1975 2,183
1985 2,079
1996 2,004
2004 2,180
2011 2,109

Source: Instituto Nacional de Estadística de Uruguay[1]

Places of worship[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Statistics of urban localities (1908–2004) (see also "Carmen")" (PDF). INE. 2012. Archived from the original (PDF) on 23 March 2015. Retrieved 6 September 2012. 
  2. ^ "Ley Nº 13.866". República Oriental del Uruguay, Poder Legislativo. 1970. Retrieved 7 September 2012. 
  3. ^ "Censos 2011 Cuadros Canelones". INE. 2012. Archived from the original on 10 October 2012. Retrieved 25 August 2012. 
  4. ^ "ELECCIONES - Canelones". El Observador. Archived from the original on 12 March 2012. Retrieved 2 February 2012. 

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