5,897
trips planned by users
©

The Best Things to Do in Paysandu Department

Create a fully customized
day by day itinerary for free

Itinerary planner

+ Add destination
2 adults
Adults
- +
Teens
- +
Kids
- +
Close

Paysandu Department

4
Landmarks · Churches · Fun & Games

Popular things to do in Paysandu Department

Church
Catedral Basilica de Paysandu Paysandu
4.2
Duration: 2 hours
©
Landmark
Cementerio de Paysandu Paysandu
4.6
Duration: 2 hours
©
Landmark
Meseta de Artigas Paysandu
4.7
Duration: 2 hours
©
Bridge
Puente General Artigas Paysandu
3.6
Duration: 2 hours
Paysandú Department is a department of the northwestern region of Uruguay. It has an area of 13922km2 and a population of 113,124. Its capital is the city of Paysandú. It borders Salto Department to its north, Tacuarembó Department to its east, Río Negro Department to its south and has the Río Uruguay flowing at its west, separating it from Argentina.The origin of its name is debated but is likely to be of charrua origin.HistoryThe first division of the Republic in six departments happened on 27 January 1816. Two more departments were formed later in that year. At that time, Paysandú Department included all the territory north of the Río Negro, which included the actual departments of Artigas, Rivera, Tacuarembó, Salto, Paysandú and Río Negro. On 17 June 1837 a new division of Uruguay was made and this territory was divided in three parts. In the new division, Paysandú Department included also the actual department of Río Negro, until it was split from it in 1868.Population and demographicsAs of the census of 2011, Paysandú Department had a population of 113,124 and 42,849 households.Demographic data for Florida Department in 2010: Population growth rate: 0.250% Birth Rate: 16.84 births/1,000 people Death Rate: 8.34 deaths/1,000 people Average age: 30.8 Life Expectancy at Birth: Total population: 77.03 years Male: 73.78 years Female: 80.67 years Urban per capita income: 9,457 pesos/month2010 Data Source: Make your own Paysandu Department vacation itinerary, with a little help from those that know the place like the back of their hands, by using our Uruguay trip planner.

Plan your trip to Paysandu Department

  • Get a personalized trip
    A complete day by day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it
    Refine your trip. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it
    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it
    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Places to visit in Paysandu Department