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Colonia Department

Colonia is a department of southwestern Uruguay. Its capital is Colonia del Sacramento, the country's second oldest city.EconomyThe region is the main producer of dairy products in Uruguay. Its proximity to Buenos Aires makes it the main entry point for tourists coming from Argentina into Uruguay, usually by crossing the Río de la Plata.Population and DemographicsAs of the census of 2011, Colonia Department has a population of 123,203 and 57,003 households.Demographic data for Florida Department in 2010: Population growth rate: 0.042%Birth Rate: 13.47 births/1,000 peopleDeath Rate: 9.96 deaths/1,000 peopleAverage age: 35.7 Life Expectancy at Birth:Total population: 78.09 yearsMale: 74.70 yearsFemale: 81.70 yearsUrban per capita income: 10,714 pesos/month2010 Data Source:Rural populationAccording to the 2011 census, Colonia department has an additional rural population of 11,471.
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