Coronado, Uruguay

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Coronado
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Coronado
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Coordinates: 30°16′40″S57°36′5″W / 30.27778°S 57.60139°W / -30.27778; -57.60139 Coordinates: 30°16′40″S57°36′5″W / 30.27778°S 57.60139°W / -30.27778; -57.60139
CountryFlag of Uruguay.svg  Uruguay
Department Artigas Department
Population
 (2011)
  Total438
Time zone UTC - 3
Postal code
55100
Dial plan +598 4779 (+4 digits)

Coronado is a village in the Artigas Department of northern Uruguay. Its name comes from Hipólito Coronado (1840-1876). Its main activity is horticultural production.

Artigas Department Department of Uruguay

Artigas Department is the northernmost department of Uruguay, located in its northwestern region. Its capital is the city of Artigas, which borders on the Brazilian city of Quaraí. Artigas Department has an area of 11,928 square kilometres (4,605 sq mi), making it the fifth largest in the country. The population is 73,378 inhabitants, according to the 2011 census.

Uruguay South America country

Uruguay, officially the Oriental Republic of Uruguay, is a country in the southeastern region of South America. It borders Argentina to its west and Brazil to its north and east, with the Río de la Plata to the south and the Atlantic Ocean to the southeast. Uruguay is home to an estimated 3.44 million people, of whom 1.8 million live in the metropolitan area of its capital and largest city, Montevideo. With an area of approximately 176,000 square kilometers (68,000 sq mi), Uruguay is geographically the second-smallest nation in South America, after Suriname.

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Location

The village is located on the shores of the Uruguay River and shares borders with the south part of Bella Unión, forming a rural suburb of the city.

Uruguay River river in South America

The Uruguay River is a river in South America. It flows from north to south and forms parts of the boundaries of Brazil, Argentina, and Uruguay, separating some of the Argentine provinces of La Mesopotamia from the other two countries. It passes between the states of Santa Catarina and Rio Grande do Sul in Brazil; forms the eastern border of the provinces of Misiones, Corrientes, and Entre Ríos in Argentina; and makes up the western borders of the departments of Artigas, Salto, Paysandú, Río Negro, Soriano, and Colonia in Uruguay.

Bella Unión City in Artigas, Uruguay

Bella Unión is a city in the north part of Artigas Department of Uruguay.

History

Coronado was established in 1885 with Campodónico and Franqui.

Campodonico is a surname of Italian origin. Notable people with this surname include:

Population

In 2011 Coronado had a population of 438. [1]

YearPopulation
1963360
1975441
1985403
1996373
2004469
2011438

Source: Instituto Nacional de Estadística de Uruguay [2]

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References

  1. "Censos 2011 Artigas (needs flash plugin)". INE. 2012. Archived from the original on 9 October 2012. Retrieved 25 August 2012.
  2. "1963–1996 Statistics / C". Instituto Nacional de Estadística de Uruguay. 2004. Archived from the original (DOC) on 21 July 2011. Retrieved 27 June 2011.