Santa Catalina, Uruguay

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Santa Catalina
Village
Santa Catalina is located in Uruguay
Santa Catalina
Santa Catalina
Location in Uruguay
Coordinates: 33°47′0″S 57°29′0″W / 33.78333°S 57.48333°W / -33.78333; -57.48333Coordinates: 33°47′0″S 57°29′0″W / 33.78333°S 57.48333°W / -33.78333; -57.48333
Country  Uruguay
Department Soriano Department
Population (2011)
 • Total 998
Time zone UTC -3
Postal code 75201
Dial plan +598 4538 (+4 digits)

Santa Catalina is a village in the Soriano Department of western Uruguay.

Location[edit]

The village is located on Route 2, about 15 kilometres (9.3 mi) northwest of Cardona and 12 kilometres (7.5 mi) southeast of José Enrique Rodó. The railroad track Montevideo - Mercedes passes through the town.

History[edit]

On 19 December 1940, the status of the populated nucleus here was elevated to "Pueblo" (village) by the Act of Ley Nº 9.985.[1] Previously, it had been the head of the judicial section "Arroyo el Medio".[2]

Population[edit]

In 2011 Santa Catalina had a population of 998.[3]

Year Population
1908 1,894
1963 824
1975 884
1985 882
1996 929
2004 1,053
2011 998

Source: Instituto Nacional de Estadística de Uruguay[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Ley Nº 9.985". República Oriental del Uruguay, Poder Legislativo. 1940. Retrieved 5 September 2012. 
  2. ^ a b "Statistics of urban localities (1908–2004)" (PDF). INE. 2012. Retrieved 5 September 2012. 
  3. ^ "Censos 2011 Soriano (needs flash plugin)". INE. 2012. Retrieved 30 August 2012. 

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