José Enrique Rodó, Uruguay

José Enrique Rodó is a small town in the Soriano Department of western Uruguay.

José Enrique Rodó
Town
José Enrique Rodó, departamento de Soriano 1.jpg
José Enrique Rodó is located in Uruguay
José Enrique Rodó
José Enrique Rodó
Location in Uruguay
Coordinates: 33°42′0″S 57°32′0″W / 33.70000°S 57.53333°W / -33.70000; -57.53333Coordinates: 33°42′0″S 57°32′0″W / 33.70000°S 57.53333°W / -33.70000; -57.53333
Country Uruguay
DepartmentSoriano Department
Population
 (2011)
 • Total2,120
Time zoneUTC -3
Postal code
75202
Dial plan+598 4538 (+4 digits)

LocationEdit

The town is located on Route 2, about 26 kilometres (16 mi) northwest of Cardona and 70 kilometres (43 mi) southeast of the city of Mercedes.

HistoryEdit

On 12 June 1924, the populated centre was declared a "Pueblo" (village) by the Act of Ley N° 7.729. Previously, it had been head of the judicial sections "San Martin" and "Costa Durazno".[1] On 17 November 1964, its status was elevated to "Villa" (town) by the Act of Ley N° 13.299.[2]

PopulationEdit

In 2011 José Enrique Rodó had a population of 2,120.[3]

Year Population
1908 3,113
1963 1,319
1975 1,788
1985 1,661
1996 1,853
2004 2,113
2011 2,120

Source: Instituto Nacional de Estadística de Uruguay[1]

Places of worshipEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Statistics of urban localities (1908–2004)" (PDF). INE. 2012. Retrieved 5 September 2012.[permanent dead link]
  2. ^ "LEY N° 13.299". República Oriental del Uruguay, Poder Legislativo. 1964. Archived from the original on 6 October 2014. Retrieved 5 September 2012.
  3. ^ "Censos 2011 Cuadros Soriano". INE. 2012. Archived from the original on 10 October 2012. Retrieved 25 August 2012.

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