Paso de Carrasco

For other uses, see Carrasco.
Paso de Carrasco
Paso Carrasco
Paso de Carrasco

Location within Uruguay

Coordinates: 34°52′17″S 56°1′38″W / 34.87139°S 56.02722°W / -34.87139; -56.02722Coordinates: 34°52′17″S 56°1′38″W / 34.87139°S 56.02722°W / -34.87139; -56.02722
Country  Uruguay
Department Canelones Department
Population (2011)
  Total 15,908
Time zone UTC -3
Postal code 15000
Dial plan +598 2 (+7 digits)

Paso de Carrasco or Paso Carrasco is a city in the Canelones Department of Uruguay.

Paso Carrasco is also the name of the municipality to which the city belongs and which includes also Barra de Carrasco and the area of the International Airport.


The city is located on Route 106 (Camino Carrasco), east of the stream Arroyo Carrasco. Across this stream it borders the Montevideo Department, to the southeast it borders the Ciudad de la Costa, while to the northeast is the Carrasco International Airport.


On 15 October 1963 its status was elevated to "Pueblo" (village) by the Act of Ley Nº 13.167.[1] On 19 October 1994, its status was further elevated to "Ciudad" (city) by the Act of Ley Nº 16.608.[2]


According to the 2011 census, Paso Carrasco had a population of 15,908.[3] In 2010, the Intendencia de Canelones had estimated a population of 19,775 for the municipality during the elections.[4] The official site of the Intendencia de Canelones states now a population of 22,688 for the municipality.

Year Population
1963 4,896
1975 8,592
1985 10,278
1996 12,174
2004 15,028
2011 15,908

Source: Instituto Nacional de Estadística de Uruguay[5]

Places of worship


  1. "LEY N° 13.167". República Oriental del Uruguay, Poder Legislativo. 1963. Retrieved 8 September 2012.
  2. "Ley Nº 16.608". República Oriental del Uruguay, Poder Legislativo. 1994. Retrieved 8 September 2012.
  3. "Censos 2011 Cuadros Canelones". INE. 2012. Retrieved 25 August 2012.
  4. "ELECCIONES - Canelones". El Observador. Retrieved 2 February 2012.
  5. "Statistics of urban localities (1963–2004)" (PDF). INE. 2012. Retrieved 8 September 2012.

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