Santiago Vázquez, Montevideo

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Santiago Vázquez
The port o Santiago Vázquez
The port o Santiago Vázquez
Santiago Vázquez is located in Uruguay
Santiago Vázquez
Santiago Vázquez
Location in Uruguay
Coordinates: 34°47′0″S 56°21′0″W / 34.78333°S 56.35000°W / -34.78333; -56.35000
Kintra Uruguay
DepairtmentMontevideo Depairtment
 • Total1,482
Time zoneUTC -3
Postal code
Dial plan+598 2 (+7 digits)

Santiago Vázquez is a veelage at the wastren limits o Montevideo Depairtment in Uruguay. It is pairt o the barrio (neebourheid or destrict) o Montevideo cried Paso de la Arena, but its populations is coontit separately frae that o the ceety.

It is locatit at the mooth o the river Río Santa Lucía towards the Río de la Plata, 22 kilometre (14 mi) frae the centre o Montevideo.

History[eedit | eedit soorce]

It wis gien this name bi a decree o 1912, in honour o a politician an co-foonder o the Constitution o 1830. It wis declared a "Pueblo" bi decree Ley Nº 4.049 on 1 Julie 1912.[1]

Population[eedit | eedit soorce]

In 2004, Santiago Vázquez haed a population o 1,482 inhabitants.[2]

Year Population
1963 1,545
1975 1,323
1985 1,387
1996 1,670
2004 1,482

Source: Instituto Nacional de Estadística de Uruguay[1]

Featurs[eedit | eedit soorce]

It is surroundit bi an ecologically important natural environment consistin o the coasts, beaches an hills. It haes a natural port which is pairt o the river delta an includes 25.000 hectars of wetlands. During the first hauf o the 20t century the veelage wis convertit intae a touristic centre, markit bi the construction o the "Hotel de la Barra", the boat races, the yacht club an the pairks "Parque Segunda República Española" an Parque Lecocq, which is a zoo an aw.

Santiago Vázquez is kent as "La Barra" an aw, frae the rotar iron brig o Breetish construction which alang wi the modren brig o Ruta 1, join Montedieo wi the San José Depairtment.

A little tae the soothwast o the veelage is situatit the homonymous penitentiary facility.

See an aw[eedit | eedit soorce]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. a b "Statistics of urban localities (1963–2004)" (PDF). INE. 2012. Archived frae the original (PDF) on 5 November 2012. Retrieved 4 September 2012.
  2. "2004 Census of Montevideo department". INE. 2004. Archived frae the original (XLS) on 3 December 2011. Retrieved 8 Julie 2011.

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