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Municipalities of Uruguay

This article is part of a series on the
politics and government of
Uruguay
Foreign relations

Since 2009 (Law No. 18567 of 13 September 2009),[1] the Uruguayan departments have been subdivided into municipalities. In the municipal elections of 2010 municipal authorities were elected for the first time and they assumed office months later. Currently there are 112 municipalities in Uruguay.

Each municipality is governed by a local council, made up of 5 members. The chairperson of the local council is known as alcalde (mayor).

List of municipalities by department

Artigas

Canelones

Cerro Largo

Colonia

Durazno

Flores

Florida

Lavalleja

Maldonado

Montevideo

Montevideo is divided into eight municipalities; each one of them includes 2 or 3 CCZs:

  • A
  • B
  • C
  • Ch
  • D
  • E
  • F
  • G

Paysandú

Río Negro

Rivera

Rocha

Salto

San José

Soriano

Tacuarembó

Treinta y Tres

References

  1. ^ Ley Nº 18.567 del 13 de septiembre de 2009

External links

  • Ley Nº 18.644 del 12 de febrero de 2010
  • Ley Nº 18.653 del 15 de marzo de 2010
  • Mapa de los municipios de Montevideo
  • El Observador: Recorrido por las alcaldías del Departamento de Montevideo
  • , Corte Electoral- Resultados de las elecciones generales-locales 2010


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