Sister Christina Phillips in Uruguay!
Monday, August 19, 2013
Third Area: San Carlos
San Carlos is on the southern coast, east of Montevideo.
With a population of 27,000, San Carlos is the second largest city in the Maldonado Department. It was founded in 1763 by the Spanish governor to discourage Portuguese settlments in the area.
Historical sites include the oldest Catholic Church in Uruguay, Iglesia San Carlos Borromeo, built in 1763.
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