Las Heras Depairtment

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Las Heras

Departamento de Las Heras
location o Las Heras Depairtment in Mendoza Province
location o Las Heras Depairtment in Mendoza Province
Coordinates: 32°51′S 68°49′W / 32.850°S 68.817°W / -32.850; -68.817
Established31 Januar 1871
Foondit bi?
SeatLas Heras
 • MayorRubén Miranda, PJ
 • Total8 km2 (3 sq mi)
 • Total182,962 (2,001 census [INDEC])
Postal Code
Aurie Code0261
Patron saunt?

Las Heras is a depairtment locatit in the north wast o Mendoza Province in Argentinae.

The provincial subdiveesion haes a population o aboot 183,000 inhabitants in a aurie o 8,955km², an its caipital ceety is Las Heras, which is locatit aroond 1,095km frae Capital Federal. The province's internaitional airport, Govrenor Francisco Gabrielli Internaitional Airport is locatit athin this subdiveesion.

Name[eedit | eedit soorce]

The Partido an its capital are namit efter General Juan Gregorio de las Heras (1780-1866), a militar leader durin the Argentine War o Unthirldom.

Destricts[eedit | eedit soorce]

Geografie[eedit | eedit soorce]

The muntains o the Andes act as a natural border atween Argentinae an Chile, the muntain range forms hintle o the wastren pairt o the depairtment o Las heras.

Aconcagua is locatit in Las Heras Depairtment, at 6,962 metres abuin sea level it haulds mony records, includin:

The fowk o Las Heras are proud tae hae such an important muntain in their depairtment, an as ane o the Seiven Summits it brings a great nummer o muntaineers an sichtseers tae the region.

Freemit airtins[eedit | eedit soorce]

The Inca Brig tae the wast o the Las Heras Depairtment