Topador

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Topador
Populated centre
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Topador
Location in Uruguay
Coordinates: 30°17′52″S56°49′17″W / 30.29778°S 56.82139°W / -30.29778; -56.82139 Coordinates: 30°17′52″S56°49′17″W / 30.29778°S 56.82139°W / -30.29778; -56.82139
CountryFlag of Uruguay.svg  Uruguay
Department Artigas Department
Population
 (2011)
  Total124
Time zone UTC -3
Postal code
55000
Dial plan +598 477 (+5 digits)

Topador is a populated centre in the north of the Artigas Department of northern Uruguay, near the borders with Brazil.

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 American 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.

Brazil Federal republic in South America

Brazil, officially the Federative Republic of Brazil, is the largest country in both South America and Latin America. At 8.5 million square kilometers and with over 208 million people, Brazil is the world's fifth-largest country by area and the fifth most populous. Its capital is Brasília, and its most populated city is São Paulo. The federation is composed of the union of the 26 states, the Federal District, and the 5,570 municipalities. It is the largest country to have Portuguese as an official language and the only one in the Americas; it is also one of the most multicultural and ethnically diverse nations, due to over a century of mass immigration from around the world.

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Location

It is located 20.5 kilometres (12.7 mi) into a road that splits off Route 30 in a northwestern direction, about 23 kilometres (14 mi) west of Artigas, the capital city of the department.

Artigas, Uruguay Capital city in Artigas, Uruguay

Artigas is the capital of the Artigas Department of Uruguay. Its name comes from that of the national hero, José Gervasio Artigas, who fought for the emancipation of the River Plate, and sought to create a federative nation from these colonies. As of the census of 2011, it is the eleventh most populous city of the country.

Population

In 2011 Topador had a population of 124. [1]

YearPopulation
1963186
1975151
1985161
1996173
2004205
2011124

Source: Instituto Nacional de Estadística de Uruguay [2]

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References

  1. "Censos 2011 Artigas (needs flash plugin)". INE. 2012. Retrieved 25 August 2012.
  2. "1963–1996 Statistics / T" (DOC). Instituto Nacional de Estadística de Uruguay. 2004. Retrieved 11 July 2011.