Zapicán

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Zapicán
Village
Zapicán is located in Uruguay
Zapicán
Zapicán
Location in Uruguay
Coordinates: 33°31′39″S 54°56′21″W / 33.52750°S 54.93917°W / -33.52750; -54.93917Coordinates: 33°31′39″S 54°56′21″W / 33.52750°S 54.93917°W / -33.52750; -54.93917
Country  Uruguay
Department Lavalleja Department
Founded 1891
Elevation 231 m (758 ft)
Population (2011)
 • Total 553
Time zone UTC -3
Postal code 30301
Dial plan +598 4463 (+4 digits)

Zapicán is a village in the northwest of Lavalleja Department in Uruguay.

Location[edit]

The village is located on the junction of Route 14 with Route 40, about 24 kilometres (15 mi) east of José Batlle y Ordoñez, with an elevation of 231 m (758 ft).[1] The railroad track Montevideo - Nico Pérez - Río Branco passes along the south limits of the village.

History[edit]

It was founded by Pablo Fernández in September 1891 and on 9 June 1913, it was declared a "Pueblo" (village) by the Act of Ley Nº 4.337.[2]

Population[edit]

In 2011 Zapicán had a population of 553.[3]

Year Population
1908 2.751
1963 839
1975 759
1985 670
1996 602
2004 640
2011 553

Source: Instituto Nacional de Estadística de Uruguay[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "American Museum - Novitates" (pdf). American Museum. 1994. Retrieved 6 September 2011. 
  2. ^ a b "Statistics of urban localities (1908–2004)" (PDF). INE. 2012. Archived from the original (PDF) on 5 November 2012. Retrieved 4 September 2012. 
  3. ^ "Censos 2011 Lavalleja (needs flash plugin)". INE. 2012. Retrieved 31 August 2012. 

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