General Las Heras Partido

General Las Heras

Partido de General Las Heras
location of General Las Heras in Buenos Aires Province
location of General Las Heras in Buenos Aires Province
Coordinates: 36°39′S 57°47′W / 36°39′S 57°47′W / -36.650; -57.783
CountryArgentina
EstablishedOctober 25, 1864
Founded byprovincial law
SeatGeneral Las Heras
Government
 • MayorJuan Carlos Caló, PJ
Area
 • Total76 km2 (29 sq mi)
Population
 • Total12,799
 • Density170/km2 (440/sq mi)
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General Las Heras Partido is a small partido in the northeast of Buenos Aires Province in Argentina.

The provincial subdivision has a population of about 13,000 inhabitants in an area of 76 km2 (29 sq mi), and its capital city is General Las Heras, which is 67 km (42 mi) from Buenos Aires.

The partido and its main town are named after Juan Gregorio de las Heras, a hero of the Argentine War of Independence and governor of Buenos Aires.

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