Territory: 10.417 km²
Inhabitants: 66.474 habitantes
Capital: Florida City
State located in the Uruguayan east-central. In the central area there are snub and “cuchillas” (wavy lands), integrated with the Big “Cuchilla” that form the dividing of basins of the rivers Yí and Santa Lucía.
The climate is warm and humid, with abundant precipitations that give place to a vegetation of grasses and straws. The most important economic activity is the bovine and ovine cattle raising. Cereals , vineyard and oleaginous (linen and sunflower) are also cultivated. It has abundant mineral resources as loadstones, quartz sands and granite