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Trinidad is the capital city of Flores in southern Uruguay.LocationThe city is located on the intersection of Route 3 with Route 14.GeographyThe stream Arroyo Sarandí, flows west of the city, while the stream Arroyo Porongos flows east of the city, both tributaries of the river Río Yí.Trinidad occupies an area of on an altitude of above sea level.HistoryInitially it was called "Porongos". Even to this day, the inhabitants of the city are referred to as either 'trinitarios' or 'porongueros'.Porongos was founded on 18 July 1805 by General José Gervasio Artigas, the Uruguayan independence leader. It had acquired the status of "Pueblo" (village) before the Independence of Uruguay. It reached the status of "Villa" (town) under the name "Villa de Porongos". It was renamed to "Villa de la Santísima Trinidad" (Most Holy Trinity) and became capital of the newly created Department of Flores on 30 December 1885 by the Act of Ley Nº 1.854. Its naming reflects a less secular period in the country's history.In July 1903 it was renamed "Trinidad" and its status was elevated to "Ciudad" (city) by the Act of Ley Nº 2.829.PopulationIn 2011, Trinidad had a population of 21,429. This makes Trinidad the largest city by far in the department of Flores. Source: Instituto Nacional de Estadística de UruguayTourismA nature reserve with a variety of flora and fauna is situated west of the city, on Route 3.
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