Date of Foundation of Trinidad: On April 14, 1804.
Date of creation of the Department of Flores: On December 30, 1885.
Geographical situation: In the center of the Oriental Republic of the Uruguay.
Limits: North: Río Negro South: San Jose, West: Colonia and Soriano, East: Durazno and Florida.
Surface: 5.144 km2
Population: 25.031 inhabitants according to the last General Census of Population, Hearths and Housings. Of these, 21.031 correspond to the Urban area and 3.730 to the rural area. This represents 85,1 % of Urban Population and 14,9 % of Rural Population.