Las Piedras, Artigas

Not to be confused with the city Las Piedras of Canelones Department
Las Piedras
Suburb of Bella Unión
Las Piedras

Location in Uruguay

Coordinates: 30°14′0″S 57°35′0″W / 30.23333°S 57.58333°W / -30.23333; -57.58333Coordinates: 30°14′0″S 57°35′0″W / 30.23333°S 57.58333°W / -30.23333; -57.58333
Country  Uruguay
Department Artigas Department
Population (2011)
  Total 2,771
Time zone UTC -3
Postal code 55100
Dial plan +598 4779 (+4 digits)

Las Piedras (which means "The Stones") is a suburb of Bella Unión in the Artigas Department of northern Uruguay.


The suburb is located on Route 3 and borders the urban area of the city to the south, suburb Franquia to the north and suburb Cuareim to the west.


Las Piedras, Franquia and Cuareim are located on a protruding part of land between Uruguay River and the mouth of Río Cuareim, where the international boundaries of Uruguay, Argentina and Brazil meet.


In 2011 it had a population of 2,771.[1]

Year Population
1963 216
1975 738
1985 1,253
1996 2,099
2004 2,164
2011 2,771

Source: Instituto Nacional de Estadística de Uruguay[2]


  1. "Censos 2011 Cuadros Artigas". INE. 2012. Retrieved 25 August 2012.
  2. "1963–1996 Statistics / L" (DOC). Instituto Nacional de Estadística de Uruguay. 2004. Retrieved 3 July 2011.

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