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San José de las Lajas
Municipality
San José de las Lajas is located in Cuba
San José de las Lajas
Location o San José de las Lajas in Cuba
Coordinates: 22°58′4″N 82°09′21″W / 22.96778°N 82.15583°W / 22.96778; -82.15583
Kintra Banner o Cuba Cuba
Province Mayabeque
Foondit 1778[1]
Established 1879 (Municipality)
Area[2]
 • Total 591 km2 (228 sq mi)
Elevation 135 m (443 ft)
Population (2004)[3]
 • Total 69,375
 • Density 117.4/km2 (304/sq mi)
Time zone EST (UTC-5)
Area code(s) +53-47

San José de las Lajas is a municipality an the caipital ceety o the newly formit Mayabeque Province o Cuba, Efter the segmentation o La Habana Province in 2011. It is locatit in the center north o the province, an is bisectit bi the Carretera Central.

It wis foondit in 1778.[1]

Demografics[eedit | eedit soorce]

In 2004, the municipality o San José de las Lajas haed a population o 69,375. The ceety proper haes 37,000 inhabitants.[3] Wi a total aurie o 591 km2 (228 sq mi),[2] it haes a population densitie o 117.4 /km2 (304 /sq mi).

The municipality is dividit intae the barrios o Jamaica, Liberación, Tapaste, Pedro Pi, El Perú, Valle del Perú, Morales, Ganuza, Zaragoza, Nazareno, Comunidad Nazareno, El Volcán, La Ruda, Managuaco an San Antonio de las Vegas .[1]

Economics[eedit | eedit soorce]

San José is the maist important economical hub o Mayabeque Province wi important industries (metallurgic, mechanical, electrical, biggin materials, chemical, rum) an a well-developit fermin sector.

Science, Education[eedit | eedit soorce]

This municipality hosts the Agrarian University o Havana as well as important kintra level scientific institutions o the agricultural sciences: CENSA (Naitional Center o Animal Healthcare), ICA (Institute o Animal Science) an INCA (Naitional Institute o Agricultural Sciences), formin thegither the core o the so namit "Havana East Scientific Pole"

Sports[eedit | eedit soorce]

The basebaw stadium "Nelson Fernández" is the venue o the La Habana basebaw team (Vaqueros) which wis the naitional champion in the 2008-2009 campaign.

See an aw[eedit | eedit soorce]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Guije.com. "San José de las Lajas". Retrieved 2007-10-07.  (Spainyie)
  2. 2.0 2.1 Statoids (July 2003). "Municipios of Cuba". Retrieved 2007-10-07. 
  3. 3.0 3.1 Atenas.cu (2004). "2004 Population trends, by Province and Municipality". Archived from the original on 2007-09-27. Retrieved 2007-10-07.  (Spainyie)