Aguas Dulces
Aguas Dulces is a resort in the Rocha Department
Rocha Department
Rocha is a department in the east of Uruguay. It has natural beauties like Cabo Polonio, Valizas, Santa Teresa. Rocha is well known for its beach towns which swell during the summer holidays...

 of southeastern Uruguay
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. It is located at the east end (on Km. 277.5) of Route 10
Route 10 (Uruguay)
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 and the south end of Route 16, on the coast of the Atlantic Ocean
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, about 11 kilometres (6.8 mi) southeast of Castillos
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 and between the lagoons Laguna de Castillos and Laguna Negra. Its nominal distance from Montevideo
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 is 288 km, using Ruta Interbalnearia
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, Route 9
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and Route 16 (via Castillos).


In 2004, Aguas Dulces had a population of 409 permanent inhabitants and 1,437 dwellings.
Year Population Dwellings
1963 74 562
1975 120 1,027
1985 145 989
1996 247 1,183
2004 409 1,437

Source: Instituto Nacional de Estadística de Uruguay

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