Salto Depairtment

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Kintra Uruguay
Caipital o DepairtmentSalto
 • IntendantGermán Coutinho
 • Rulin pairtyPartido Colorado
 • Total14,163 km2 (5,468 sq mi)
 (2011 census)
 • Total124,878
 • Density8.8/km2 (23/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-3 (UYT)
ISO 3166 codeUY-SA

Salto Depairtment is a depairtment o the northwastren region o Uruguay. It haes an aurie o 14,163 km2 (5,468 sq mi) an a population o 124,878. Its caipital is the ceety o Salto. It borders Artigas Depairtment tae its north, Paysandú Depairtment tae its sooth, the depairtments o Rivera an Tacuarembó tae its east an haes the Río Uruguay flowin at its wast, separatin it frae Argentinae.

History[eedit | eedit soorce]

The first diveesion o the Republic in sax depairtments happened on 27 Januar 1816. Twa mair depairtments wur formit later in that year. At the time, Paysandú Depairtment includit aw the territory north o the Río Negro, which includit the actual depairtments o Artigas, Rivera, Tacuarembó, Salto, Paysandú and Río Negro. On 17 Juin 1837 a new diveesion o Uruguay wis made an the depairtment o Salto wis creatit includin the actual Artigas Depairtment. Its feenal borders wur defined on 1 October 1884, whan the Artigas Depairtment wis separatit frae Salto bi the Act o Ley Nº 1854.

Population an demographics[eedit | eedit soorce]

As o the 2011 census, Salto Depairtment haed a population o 124,878 (61,071 male an 63,807 female) an 42,486 hoosehaulds.[1]

Demografic data for Florida Depairtment in 2010:

  • Population growthe rate: 0.552%
  • Birth Rate: 17.32 births/1,000 fowk
  • Daith Rate: 8.26 daiths/1,000 fowk
  • Average age: 29.0 (27.6 male, 30.3 female)
  • Life Expectancy at Birth:
    • Total population: 75.03 year
    • Male: 72.07 year
    • Female: 78.20 year
  • Average per hoosehauld income: 23,390 pesos/month
  • Urban per caipita income: 8,409 pesos/month

2010 Data Source:[2]

Main Urban Centres Ither touns an veelages
Population gien according to the 2011 census.[3]
Ceety / Toun Population
Salto 104,028
Constitución 2,762
Belén 1,926
Colonia Lavalleja
San Antonio 877
Toun / Veelage Population
Colonia 18 de Julio 750
Albisu 544
Rincón de Valentín 481
Colonia Itapebí 460
Termas del Daymán 356
Garibaldi 354
Biassini 345
Rural population
Accordin tae the preliminar results o the 2011 census, Salto depairtment haes a landwart population o 7,849.[1]

Map o the depairtment[eedit | eedit soorce]

Topografic map o Salto Depairtment showin main populatit places an roads

Govrenment[eedit | eedit soorce]

The executive pouer is exercisit bi the Intendencia Municipal de Salto. The Intendant is electit ivery five year wi the possibility o reelection.

The follaein municipalities hae been formit in Salto Depairtment:

Tourism[eedit | eedit soorce]

There are Mineral spas at Termas del Daymán an Termas del Arapey. The displays in Museo del Hombre y la Tecnología demonstrate man's interaction wi technologie.

See an aw[eedit | eedit soorce]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. a b "Censos 2011 Salto (needs flash plugin)". INE. 2012. Archived frae the original on 10 December 2012. Retrieved 25 August 2012.
  2. "Uruguay en cifras" (PDF) (in Spanish). INE. 2011. Archived frae the original (PDF) on 13 November 2012. Retrieved 25 October 2012.CS1 maint: unrecognised leid (link)
  3. "Censos 2011 Cuadros Salto". INE. 2012. Archived frae the original on 10 October 2012. Retrieved 25 August 2012.

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