General Las Heras Partido

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General Las Heras
Partido de General Las Heras
Department
location of General Las Heras in Buenos Aires Province
location of General Las Heras in Buenos Aires Province
Country Argentina
Established October 25, 1864
Founded by provincial law
Capital General Las Heras
Government
 • Mayor Juan Carlos Caló, PJ
Area
 • Total 76 km2 (29 sq mi)
Population
 • Total 12,799
 • Density 170/km2 (440/sq mi)
Demonym herense
Postal Code B1741
IFAM BUE049
Area Code 0220
Coordinates 36°39′S 57°47′W / 36.650°S 57.783°W / -36.650; -57.783
Website http://www.muniglh.com.ar/muniglh/ciudad.htm

General Las Heras Partido is a small partido in the north east of Buenos Aires Province in Argentina.

The provincial subdivision has a population of about 13,000 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.

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