El Pinar, Uruguay

El Pinar
Resort of Ciudad de la Costa

East end of El Pinar at Arroyo Pando.

Location of El Pinal in Ciudad de la Costa
Coordinates: 34°47′50″S 55°54′35″W / 34.79722°S 55.90972°W / -34.79722; -55.90972Coordinates: 34°47′50″S 55°54′35″W / 34.79722°S 55.90972°W / -34.79722; -55.90972
Country Uruguay
Department Canelones Department
Population (2011)
  Total 21,091
Time zone UTC -3
Postal code 15008
Dial plan +598 2 (+7 digits)

El Pinar is a seaside resort of the Canelones Department, Uruguay. In 1994, when Ciudad de la Costa took on the status of a city, El Pinar was incorporated in it.


El Pinar is the easternmost locality of Ciudad de la Costa, after which starts the group of resorts known as Costa de Oro. Its south limit is the coastline of the Río de la Plata and it shares borders with Lomas de Solymar to the west, with Neptunia to the east, with the stream Arroyo Pando separating the two, and with Country Villa Juana to the north.

Places of worship


In 2011 El Pinar had a population of 21,091.[1][2]

Year Population
1963 394
1975 1,874
1985 3,479
1996 10,383
2004 17,221
2011 21,091

Source: Instituto Nacional de Estadística de Uruguay[3]

Street map

Street map of El Pinar


  1. "Censos 2011 Cuadros Canelones" (XLS). INE. 2012. Retrieved 25 August 2012.
  2. "Censos 2011 Canelones (flash plugin needed)". INE. 2012. Retrieved 25 August 2012.
  3. "1963–1996 Statistics / E" (DOC). Instituto Nacional de Estadística de Uruguay. 2004. Retrieved 29 June 2011.
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