Valle Edén

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Valle Edén
Train station at Valle Edén
Train station at Valle Edén
Valle Edén is located in Uruguay
Valle Edén
Valle Edén
Location in Uruguay
Coordinates: 31°49′24″S 56°10′38″W / 31.82333°S 56.17722°W / -31.82333; -56.17722Coordinates: 31°49′24″S 56°10′38″W / 31.82333°S 56.17722°W / -31.82333; -56.17722
Country  Uruguay
Department Tacuarembó Department
Time zone UTC -3

Valle Edén is a hamlet in the valley of the same name in Tacuarembó Department, Uruguay.


The hamlet is situated on the railroad track Montevideo - Tacuarembó - Rivera, about one kilometre south of km.210 of Route 26 and 25 kilometres (16 mi) southwest of the city of Tacuarembó. Its nearest populated place is Tambores, about 16 kilometres (9.9 mi) by road to its southwest.


The hamlet includes a train station, a police station, a school (Escuela 23) and a museum, the Museo Carlos Gardel dedicated to Carlos Gardel, the famous tango singer, songwriter and actor.[1] Uruguayans claim that Gardel was born here.[2][3] Scholarly consensus is that Gardel was born in Toulouse, France.[4][5][6][7]

View of Valle Edén


  1. ^ Louis, Regis St; Gregor Clark, Aimee Dowl; Bao, Sandra (3 March 2010). South America on a shoestring. Lonely Planet. pp. 895–. ISBN 978-1-74104-923-7. Retrieved 25 December 2011. 
  2. ^ José Esteves (4 October 2012). "En Argentina no dejan en paz a Gardel" (in Spanish). El País Digital. Retrieved 4 October 2012. 
  3. ^ Victoria Molnar (October 2012). "Nos contaron algo que no tiene nada que ver con Gardel" (in Spanish). El País Digital. Retrieved 21 October 2012. 
  4. ^ Verónica Dema (September 20, 2012). "Fin del misterio: muestran la partida de nacimiento de Gardel" [End of the mystery: they show Gardel's birth certificate] (in Spanish). La Nación. Retrieved October 3, 2012. 
  5. ^ Collier, Simon (1986). The Life, Music, and Times of Carlos Gardel. University of Pittsburgh Press. p. 5. ISBN 0822984989. 
  6. ^ Barsky, Julián; Barsky, Osvaldo (2004). Gardel: La biografía (in Spanish). Taurus. ISBN 9870400132. 
  7. ^ Ruffinelli, Jorge (2004). La sonrisa de Gardel: Biografía, mito y ficción (in Spanish). Ediciones Trilce. p. 31. ISBN 9974323568.