Las Tunas Province

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Las Tunas Province
CaipitalLas Tunas
 • Total6595.25 km2 (2,546.44 sq mi)
 • Total536,027
 • Density81/km2 (210/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-5 (EST)
Area code(s)+53-31

Las Tunas is ane o the provinces o Cuba. Major touns include Puerto Padre an Amancio, as well as the caipital, Las Tunas.

The Las Tunas province wis established in 1976, when it wis split frae the 'Oriente Province.

The soothren coast, which opens ontae the Gulf o Guacanayabo, is mairshy an characterisit bi mangroves. This wet aurie is uised tae grow succarcane, as the wet climate is well suited for the crop.

Cattle are grazit in the province an aw, which wis, till 1975, pairt o the Oriente province that wis dividit intae five smawer provinces bi the Cuban govrenment. Las Tunas wis juist a sma mercat toun till that year, an a muckle development program wis stairtit tae modrenise the toun an connect it bi road tae Havana.

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  1. a b "Lugar que ocupa el territorio según la superficie y la población" (PDF). Una MIRADA a Cuba (in Spanish). Oficina Nacional de Estadísticas. Cuba. 2010. Archived frae the original (PDF) on 11 Mairch 2019. Retrieved 3 Julie 2012.CS1 maint: unrecognised leid (link)

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