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Treinta y Tres

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Country  Uruguay
Postal code  33000
Climate  Cfa
Local time  Tuesday 11:24 PM
Time zone  UTC -3
Dial plan  +598 445 (+5 digits)
Population  25,477 (2011)
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Department  Treinta y Tres Department
Weather  21°C, Wind NE at 5 km/h, 91% Humidity
Points of interest  Museo Agustín Araújo, Parque del Rio Olimar, Monumento "La Cumparsita"

Treinta y Tres is the capital city of the Treinta y Tres Department in eastern Uruguay.


Map of Treinta y Tres, Treinta y Tres Department, Uruguay

Harlem shake treinta y tres


The city is located on Route 8, on the north banks of Olimar Grande River. The city is almost surrounded by a populated rural area, a zone of chacras (ranches), known as Ejido de Treinta y Tres.


Its name means "Thirty Three" and refers to the 19th-century national heroes, the 33 Orientales, who established the independence of Uruguay. Coincidentally, the city is located near the 33°S line of latitude, making the name doubly appropriate.

On 10 March 1853 it was declared a "Pueblo" (village) by the Act of Ley Nº 307 and on 20 September 1884 it was made capital of the department created by Ley Nº 1.754. According to the Act of Ley Nº 3.544, on 19 July 1909 it held the status of "Villa" (town), which was elevated to "Ciudad" (city) on 29 September 1915 by the Act of Ley 5.335.


In 2011, Treinta y Tres had a population of 25,477. It is by far the largest town in what is a sparsely populated department. Together with Ejido de Treinta y Tres and the southwestern suburb of Villa Sara, they form a population centre of around 33,000 inhabitants.

Places of worship

  • St. Joseph the Worker Parish Church (Roman Catholic)
  • Parish Church of Our Lady of the Thirty-Three (Roman Catholic)
  • Parish Church of the Holy Savior (Roman Catholic)
  • Famous people from Treinta y Tres

  • Darío Silva - former Uruguayan football player.
  • Octavio Rivero - Uruguayan professional football player for Chilean Primera División Club Social y Deportivo Colo▪Colo.
  • Julio C. da Rosa - short story and novel writer
  • Maestro Rubén Lena - Teacher, Writer, Poet.
  • Serafín J. García (1905-1985)- Poet, essayist and short story writer
  • Pepe Guerra - Musician
  • Emiliano Alfaro - Uruguayan football player
  • Climate

    The climate in this area is characterized by hot, humid summers and generally mild to cool winters. According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Treinta y Tres has a humid subtropical climate, abbreviated "Cfa" on climate maps.


    Treinta y Tres Wikipedia