City & Municipality
Avenida Artigas, an avenue in Aiguá.
|Founded by||Margarita Muniz|
|Elevation||112 m (367 ft)|
|Time zone||UTC -3|
|Dial plan||+598 4446 (+4 digits)|
Aiguá (Spanish pronunciation: [aiˈɣwa]) is a city of the Maldonado Department in Uruguay. Its name means running water in the Guaraní language. It is also the name of the municipality to which the city belongs. It includes the following zones: Aiguá, Sauce de Aiguá, Sarandí de Aiguá, Alférez, Valdivia, Salamanca, Coronilla, Rincón de Aparicio, Los Talas, Paso de los Talas.
The city is located at the north of the department, at the intersection of Route 39 with Route 109, 88 kilometres (55 mi) north of the capital city, Maldonado.
The city is situated on the east bank of the stream Arroyo de Aiguá, one of the main tributaries of Cebollatí River.
The municipality of Aiguá has the highest point of Uruguay, the Cerro Catedral. This point is situated at an altitude of 513.66 metres (1,685.2 ft).
Source: Instituto Nacional de Estadística de Uruguay
Places of worship
- "Statistics of urban localities (1963–2004)". INE. 2012. Archived from the original (PDF) on 23 March 2015. Retrieved 6 September 2012.
- "LEY N° 12.265". República Oriental del Uruguay, Poder Legislativo. 1956. Archived from the original on 4 March 2016. Retrieved 6 September 2012.
- "Censos 2011 Cuadros Maldonado". INE. 2012. Archived from the original on 10 October 2012. Retrieved 25 August 2012.
- "Presupuesto-2011-2015". Intendencia Departamnetal de Maldonado. 2012. Archived from the original on 24 April 2011. Retrieved 11 September 2012.
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