Playa Grande, Uruguay
Playa Grande is a resort town and western suburb of the city of Piriápolis
Piriápolis is a city in the Maldonado Department of Uruguay. It is located on the coast of Río de la Plata, on Route 10 and its intersection with Route 37. It is about east of the national capital, Montevideo . Piriápolis is an important summer resort in the country, predating the larger and more...

 in the Maldonado Department
Maldonado Department
The Maldonado Department , with an area of and 140,192 inhabitants, is located to the southeast of Uruguay. Its capital is Maldonado.-Geography and climate:...

 of Uruguay
Uruguay ,officially the Oriental Republic of Uruguay,sometimes the Eastern Republic of Uruguay; ) is a country in the southeastern part of South America. It is home to some 3.5 million people, of whom 1.8 million live in the capital Montevideo and its metropolitan area...

. It is located on Route 10
Route 7 (Uruguay)
Route 7 is a national route of Uruguay. In 1981, it was assigned the name General Aparicio Saravia, a national hero of Uruguay. It connects Montevideo with Melo in the northeast...

 and borders the city to the southeast, with a small creek as the natural border, while to the northwest it borders the resort Playa Hermosa
Playa Hermosa
Playa Hermosa is a resort in the Maldonado Department of southeastern Uruguay. It is located on the coast of Río de la Plata, on Route 10, about northwest of Piriápolis...



In 2004, Playa Grande had a population of 715 permanent inhabitants and 990 dwellings.
Year Population Dwellings
1963 173 207
1975 226 349
1985 300 424
1996 569 711
2004 715 990

Source: Instituto Nacional de Estadística de Uruguay

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