Tala, Uruguay

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Tala
City
Parish Church of the Most Holy Savior
Parish Church of the Most Holy Savior
Tala is located in Uruguay
Tala
Tala
Location in Uruguay
Coordinates: 34°21′0″S 55°46′0″W / 34.35000°S 55.76667°W / -34.35000; -55.76667Coordinates: 34°21′0″S 55°46′0″W / 34.35000°S 55.76667°W / -34.35000; -55.76667
Country  Uruguay
Department Canelones Department
Founded 1860
Population (2011)
 • Total 5,089
Time zone UTC -3
Postal code 91400
Dial plan +598 4315 (+4 digits)
Climate Cfa

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

Tala is also the name of the municipality to which the city belongs.

Location[edit]

The city is located on the intersction of Route 7 with Route 12, about 25 kilometres (16 mi) north of San Jacinto, 20 kilometres (12 mi) east of San Ramón and 18 kilometres (11 mi) south of Fray Marcos of the Florida Department.

History[edit]

Tala was founded as a "Pueblo" (village) by Decree of 2 May 1860. On 15 May 1925, its status was elevated to "Villa" (town) by the Act of Ley Nº 7.837.[1] On 28 April 1960, its status was further elevated to "Ciudad" (city) by the Act of Ley Nº 12.708.[2]

Population[edit]

According to the 2011 census, Tala had a population of 5,089.[3] In 2010, the Intendencia de Canelones had estimated a population of 9,499 for the municipality during the elections.[4]

Location map of the Municipality of Tala
Year Population
1908 9,086
1963 3,223
1975 3,613
1985 4,197
1996 4,720
2004 4,939
2011 5,089

Source: Instituto Nacional de Estadística de Uruguay[1]

Places of worship[edit]

Famous people[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Statistics of urban localities (1908–2004)" (PDF). INE. 2012. Retrieved 9 September 2012. 
  2. ^ "LEY N° 12.708". República Oriental del Uruguay, Poder Legislativo. 1960. Retrieved 9 September 2012. 
  3. ^ "Censos 2011 Cuadros Canelones". INE. 2012. Retrieved 25 August 2012. 
  4. ^ "ELECCIONES - Canelones". El Observador. Retrieved 2 February 2012. 
  5. ^ Parroquia del Santísimo Salvador (Spanish)

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