Tambores

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Tambores
Town
Tambores is located in Uruguay
Tambores
Tambores
Location in Uruguay
Coordinates: 31°53′0″S 56°15′0″W / 31.88333°S 56.25000°W / -31.88333; -56.25000Coordinates: 31°53′0″S 56°15′0″W / 31.88333°S 56.25000°W / -31.88333; -56.25000
Country  Uruguay
Department Paysandú Department and Tacuarembó Department
Population (2011)
 • Total 1,561
Time zone UTC -3
Postal code 45004
Dial plan +598 463 (+5 digits)

Tambores is a small town partly in the Paysandú Department and partly in the Tacuarembó Department of western Uruguay.

Location[edit]

It is located on both sides of the interdepartmental road which forms the border between the two departments, 8 kilometres (5.0 mi) south of its intersection with Route 26, which lies 33 kilometres (21 mi) southwest of Tacuarembó, the capital city of the department. The railroad track Montevideo - Tacuarembó - Rivera passes through the town.

History[edit]

On 21 August 1936, the existing populated nucleus here was elevated to "Pueblo" (village) by the Act of Ley N° 9.588.[1] Until then, it had been head of the judicial section of "Salsipuedes". Its status was further elevated to "Villa" (town) on 15 October 1963 by the Act of Ley N° 13.167.[2]

Population[edit]

In 2011 Tambores had a population of 1,561, of which 1,111 in Paysandú[3] and 450 in Tacuarembó.[4]

Year Population
1908 1,886
1963 1,508
1975 1,532
1985 1,410
1996 1,479
2004 1,720
2011 1,561

Source: Instituto Nacional de Estadística de Uruguay[5]

Places of worship[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Ley Nº 9.588". República Oriental del Uruguay, Poder Legislativo. 1936. Retrieved 4 September 2012. 
  2. ^ "LEY N° 13.167". República Oriental del Uruguay, Poder Legislativo. 1963. Retrieved 4 September 2012. 
  3. ^ "Censos 2011 Cuadros Paysandú". INE. 2012. Retrieved 25 August 2012. 
  4. ^ "Censos 2011 Tacuarembó" (XLS). INE. 2012. Retrieved 25 August 2012. 
  5. ^ "Statistics of urban localities (1908–2004)" (PDF). INE. 2012. Retrieved 4 September 2012. 

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