- Las Heras Department
Infobox Mendoza Department
name= Las Heras
official name= Departamento de Las Heras
location= location of Las Heras Department in Mendoza Province
capital= Las Heras
January 31 1871
pop= 182,962 (census-ar|2001)
pop change= + 16.88% (1991-2001)
area= 8,955 km²
mayor= Rubén Miranda, PJ| web= http://www.lasheras-mendoza.gov.ar/
Las Heras is a department located in the north west of
Mendoza Provincein Argentina.
The Partido and its capital are named after General
Juan Gregorio de las Heras(1780-1866), a military leader during the Argentine War of Independence.
* Las Cuevas
Punta de Vacas
The mountains of the
Andesact as a natural border between Argentina and Chile, the mountain range forms much of the western part of the department of Las heras.
Mount Aconcagua is located in Las Heras Department, at 6,962 metres above sea level it holds many records, including:
* The highest mountain in
* The Highest Mountain in all of the Americas.
* The highest mountain in the
* The highest mountain outside of the continent of
The people of Las Heras are proud to have such an important mountain in their department, and as one of the
Seven Summitsit brings a great number of mountaineers and sightseers to the region.
* [http://www.lasheras-mendoza.gov.ar/ Municipal Site]
* [http://www.intertournet.com.ar/mendoza/lasheras/lasheras.htm Tourist Information] (Spanish)
Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.
Look at other dictionaries:
Las Heras — usually refers to General Juan Gregorio de las Heras, a military leader in the South American Wars of Independence. There are several places in Argentina named after him: * Las Heras, Mendoza (head town of the Las Heras Department) * General Las… … Wikipedia
Las Heras, Mendoza — Las Heras is a city in the province of Mendoza, Argentina, located in the north of the metropolitan area of the provincial capital (Greater Mendoza). It has more than 180,000 inhabitants as per the census ar|2001 and is the head town of the… … Wikipedia
Malargüe Department — Malargüe … Wikipedia
Godoy Cruz Department — Infobox Mendoza Department name= Godoy Cruz Department official name= Departamento Godoy Cruz location= location of Godoy Cruz Department in Mendoza Province capital= Godoy Cruz foundation= May 11 1855 founder= ? pop= 182,977 (census ar|2001)… … Wikipedia
Maipú Department, Mendoza — Maipú … Wikipedia
Deseado Department — Deseado Department Location of Deseado Department in Santa Cruz Province … Wikipedia
Capital Department, Mendoza — For the Argentine wine region, see Mendoza wine. Capital … Wikipedia
List of National Historic Monuments of Argentina — This list is incomplete; you can help by expanding it. The Flag Memorial, a National Historic Monument in Rosario, Santa Fe. The National Historic Monuments of Argentina are buildings, si … Wikipedia
Departments of Argentina — Argentina This article is part of the series: Politics and government of Argentina Constitution Government … Wikipedia
Mendoza Province — Mendoza Province … Wikipedia