Departments of Uruguay

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Uruguay has 19 departments. Each department has an Intendant (similar to a Governor in other countries) elected for a period of 5 years and who is in charge of the public businesses of the department. There is also a Departmental Council (Spanish: Junta Departamental).

Departments of Uruguay
Code Department Capital Population[1]
(2011)
Area
(km²)
Density
(Inh./km²)
UY-AR Artigas Artigas 73,378 11,928 6.2
UY-CA Canelones Canelones 520,187 4,536 114.7
UY-CL Cerro Largo Melo 84,698 13,648 6.2
UY-CO Colonia Colonia del Sacramento 123,203 6,106 20.2
UY-DU Durazno Durazno 57,088 11,643 4.9
UY-FS Flores Trinidad 25,050 5,144 4.9
UY-FD Florida Florida 67,048 10,417 6.4
UY-LA Lavalleja Minas 58,815 10,016 5.9
UY-MA Maldonado Maldonado 164,300 4,793 34.3
UY-MO Montevideo Montevideo 1,319,108 530 2,488.9
UY-PA Paysandú Paysandú 113,124 13,922 8.1
UY-RN Río Negro Fray Bentos 54,765 9,282 5.9
UY-RV Rivera Rivera 103,493 9,370 11.0
UY-RO Rocha Rocha 68,088 10,551 6.5
UY-SA Salto Salto 124,878 14,163 8.8
UY-SJ San José San José de Mayo 108,309 4,992 21.7
UY-SO Soriano Mercedes 82,595 9,008 9.2
UY-TA Tacuarembó Tacuarembó 90,053 15,438 5.8
UY-TT Treinta y Tres Treinta y Tres 48,134 9,676 5.0

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  1. "Censos 2011". Instituto Nacional de Estadística. 10 August 2012. Retrieved 20 Julio 2017. Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)

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