Artigas, Uruguay

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Artigas
Capital city
Sacred Heart Church, Artigas
Sacred Heart Church, Artigas
Artigas is located in Uruguay
Artigas
Artigas
Coordinates: 30°28′0″S 56°28′0″W / 30.46667°S 56.46667°W / -30.46667; -56.46667Coordinates: 30°28′0″S 56°28′0″W / 30.46667°S 56.46667°W / -30.46667; -56.46667
Country Uruguay
DepartmentTemplate:Country data Artigas
FoundedSeptember 12, 1852
Founded byDon Carlos Catalá
Elevation
121 m (397 ft)
Population
 (2011 Census)
 • Total40,658
Demonym(s)artiguense
Time zoneUTC−3 (UYT)
postal code
55000
Dial plan+598 477 (+5 digits)
ClimateCfa

Artigas is a city in Uruguay. It is the capital of the Artigas Department. Its name comes from the national hero José Gervasio Artigas.

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