Trinidad is a city in Uruguay.
It has a population of 20,982 (2004 census). This makes Trinidad by far the largest city in the department of Flores.
The city's area is 5,144 sq. km.
Trinidad's altitude is 134 m. above sea level.
Trinidad was founded in 1805 by General José Gervasio Artigas, the Uruguayan independence leader. Named for the Spanish word for 'Trinity', its naming reflects a less secular period in the country's history. The city was formerly called, in full: 'Santísima Trinidad de los Porongos' — (Most Holy Trinity of the Porongos); but even today, inhabitants of the town are called in Spanish either 'trinitarios' or 'porongueros'.