Trinidad, Uruguay

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Trinidad is a city in Uruguay. It is the capital of the Flores Department. In 2011, 21,429 people lived there.

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Trinidad was founded on 14 April 1804 by Manuel Ubeda.

Formerly it was called Santísima Trinidad de los Porongos, or simply Porongos. Even to this day, the inhabitants are known as 'trinitarios' or 'porongueros'.

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