Joaquín Suárez (town)

Joaquín Suárez is a village in the Canelones Department of southern Uruguay. (Suárez is also the name of the municipality to which the village belongs.) It is at the intersection of Routes 84 and 74, northeast of Toledo and southwest of Pando. Sauce is about 10 kilometres (6.2 mi) to the north. The villages are all considered parts of the wider metropolitan area of Montevideo.

Joaquín Suárez
Village
OldTrainStation Suarez Uruguay.jpg
Joaquín Suárez is located in Uruguay
Joaquín Suárez
Joaquín Suárez
Location in Uruguay
Coordinates: 34°44′0″S 56°2′0″W / 34.73333°S 56.03333°W / -34.73333; -56.03333Coordinates: 34°44′0″S 56°2′0″W / 34.73333°S 56.03333°W / -34.73333; -56.03333
Country Uruguay
DepartmentCanelones Department
Founded1882
Population
 (2011)
 • Total6,570
Time zoneUTC -3
Postal code
91200
Dial plan+598 2 (+7 digits)

HistoryEdit

Joaquín Suárez is named after the president of Uruguay from 1843–1852. The creation of a villa (town) in the area was approved by decree on 21 July 1866; it was founded on 15 October 1882 by Francisco Piria. It was declared a pueblo (village) on 2 October 1929 by the Act of Ley Nº 8.482.[1]

Places of worshipEdit

PopulationEdit

In 2011 Joaquín Suárez had a population of 6,570.[2][3]

 
Location map of the Municipality of Suárez
Year Population
1908 1,425
1963 2,357
1975 3,458
1985 4,175
1996 5,173
2004 6,214
2011 6,570

Source: Instituto Nacional de Estadística de Uruguay[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Statistics of urban localities (1908–2004)". INE. 2012. Archived from the original (PDF) on 23 March 2015. Retrieved 7 September 2012.
  2. ^ "Censos 2011 Cuadros Canelones". INE. 2012. Archived from the original on 10 October 2012. Retrieved 25 August 2012.
  3. ^ "Censos 2011 Canelones". INE. 2012. Archived from the original on 7 September 2012. Retrieved 28 August 2012.

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