Solymar, Uruguay

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Solymar
Resort of Ciudad de la Costa
CARTEL DE SOLYMAR.JPG
Location of Solymar in Ciudad de la Costa
Location of Solymar in Ciudad de la Costa
Coordinates: 34°49′35″S 55°57′54″W / 34.82639°S 55.96500°W / -34.82639; -55.96500Coordinates: 34°49′35″S 55°57′54″W / 34.82639°S 55.96500°W / -34.82639; -55.96500
Country Flag of Uruguay.svg Uruguay
Department Canelones Department
Population (2011)
 • Total 18,573
Time zone UTC -3
Postal code 15005
Dial plan +598 2 (+7 digits)

Solymar is a coastal resort or residential neighbourhood of the Ciudad de la Costa in the Canelones Department of Uruguay. Its name is a contraction of the words "Sun and Sea".

Location[edit]

Solymar borders the coastline of the Río de la Plata to the south, El Bosque and Lagomar to the west, Lomas de Solymar to the east and its northern limit is formed by the highway Ruta Interbalnearia.

History[edit]

In 1994, when Ciudad de la Costa took on the status of a city, Solymar was incorporated in it. It borders the resorts Lagomar to the west, El Bosque to the southwest and Lomas de Solymar to the northeast.

Population[edit]

In 2011 Solymar had a population of 18,573.[1][2]

Year Population
1963 542
1975 3,527
1985 6,607
1996 13,942
2004 15,908
2011 18,573

Source: Instituto Nacional de Estadística de Uruguay[3]

Places of worship[edit]

Street map[edit]

Street map of Solymar

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Censos 2011 Cuadros Canelones" (XLS). INE. 2012. Retrieved 25 August 2012. 
  2. ^ "Censos 2011 Canelones (flash plugin needed)". INE. 2012. Retrieved 25 August 2012. 
  3. ^ "1963–1996 Statistics / S" (DOC). Instituto Nacional de Estadística de Uruguay. 2004. Retrieved 11 July 2011. 

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