Las Heras

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 Heras, Buenos Aires (head town of the General Las Heras Partido)
  • Las Heras, Santa Cruz

Other articles related to "las heras":

Las Heras, Santa Cruz
... Las Heras is a small city in the Patagonic province of Santa Cruz, Argentina ... It is located 566 km north of the provincial capital Río Gallegos, and has a population of about 9,300 as per the 2001 census ...
José De San Martín - South America - Chile - Battle of Cancha Rayada
... San Martín, Las Heras and Balcarce met in Curicó, and the royalists in Talca, in a plain known as "Cancha rayada" ... Las Heras managed to retire his army in order, saving his 3,500 men ... Thanks to Las Heras, a potential disaster for the patriot armies turned into a minor setback ...
Las Heras Department
... Las Heras is a department located in the north west of Mendoza Province in Argentina ... has a population of about 183,000 inhabitants in an area of 8,955km², and its capital city is Las Heras, which is located around 1,095km from Capital Federal ...
Las Heras Department - Geography
... 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 South America ... The people of Las Heras are proud to have such an important mountain in their department, and as one of the Seven Summits it brings a great number of mountaineers and ...
General Las Heras Partido
... General Las Heras Partido is a small partido in the north east of Buenos Aires Province in Argentina ... inhabitants in an area of 76 km2 (29 sq mi), and its capital city is General Las Heras, which is located 67 km (42 mi) from Buenos Aires ... The partido and its main town are named after Juan Gregorio de las Heras (1780–1866), a hero of the Argentine War of Independence and governor of Buenos Aires ...