Las Tunas Province

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Las Tunas Province
Province o Cuba
Kintra Cuba
Caipital Las Tunas
Area[1]
 • Total 6,595.25 km2 (2,546.44 sq mi)
Population (2010-12-31)[1]
 • Total 536,027
 • Density 81/km2 (210/sq mi)
Time zone EST (UTC-5)
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 sugarcane, 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 lairge development program wis stairtit tae modrenise the toun an connect it bi road tae Havana.

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  1. 1.0 1.1 "Lugar que ocupa el territorio según la superficie y la población". Una MIRADA a Cuba (in Spanish). Oficina Nacional de Estadísticas. Cuba. 2010. 

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