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Casabó - Pajas Blancas
Barrio
Main street in Pajas Blancas
Main street in Pajas Blancas
Oweraw map o Casabó - Pajas Blancas
Oweraw map o Casabó - Pajas Blancas
Location o Casabó - Pajas Blancas in Montevideo
Location o Casabó - Pajas Blancas in Montevideo
Coordinates: 34°52′0″S 56°18′30″W / 34.86667°S 56.30833°W / -34.86667; -56.30833
Kintra  Uruguay
Depairtment Montevideo Depairtment
Ceety Montevideo
Time zone UTC -3
Postal code 12800 & 12700
Dial plan +598 2 (+7 digits)

Casabó - Pajas Blancas is a barrio (neebourheid or destrict) o Montevideo, Uruguay. It shares borders wi Paso de la Arena tae the north an northwast, wi La Paloma - Tomkinson tae the northeast, wi Villa del Cerro tae the east an is delimitit bi the Río de la Plata tae the sooth.

Casabó[eedit | eedit soorce]

34°53′0″S 56°16′0″W / 34.88333°S 56.26667°W / -34.88333; -56.26667
Casabó is the wastren extension o the Villa del Cerro an it includes the Fortaleza del Cerro, the Parque Dr. Carlos Vaz Ferreira an the ruins o the cauld storage factory Frigorífico Swift, the shut doun Frigorífico Nacional, the Club de Golf del Cerro an the an aurie o the Navy. Tae the wast o Casabó is the barrio o Santa Catalina, situatit next tae the beach an the public pairk o Punta Yeguas.

Pajas Blancas[eedit | eedit soorce]

34°52′0″S 56°20′0″W / 34.86667°S 56.33333°W / -34.86667; -56.33333
Pajas Blancas is a veelage an resort aboot 7.5 kilometres (4.7 mi) wast o Casabó. It stairtit as a seaside resort which gained permanent inhabitants. It haes twa beaches: Playa Pajas Blancas an Playa Zabala. An abandoned hotel bi the beach, the Viejo Hotel, used to host important events, includin the festivities for o the Selección Uruguaya when they wan the fitbaa cup in 1930.

In 2004, it haed 1,976 inhabitants.[1] This number is no includit in the population coont o the ceety o Montevideo.

Year Population
1963 925
1975 921
1985 1,257
1996 1,837
2004 1,976

Source: Instituto Nacional de Estadística de Uruguay[2]

Street maps[eedit | eedit soorce]

Street map o Casabo & Santa Catalina
Street map o Pajas Blancas

Photos[eedit | eedit soorce]

Zabala Beach in Pajas Blancas


References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "2004 Census of Montevideo department" (XLS). INE. 2004. Retrieved 4 July 2011. 
  2. "1963–1996 Statistics / P" (DOC). Instituto Nacional de Estadística de Uruguay. 2004. Retrieved 4 July 2011. 

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