Santa Clara Province

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Cuba's provinces as shown on a 1910s map

Santa Clara (also known as Las Villas after 1940) was a historical province of Cuba and its capital was Santa Clara. Until 1976, its territory was that of the modern Cuban provinces of Villa Clara, Cienfuegos and Sancti Spíritus.

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The province was split up in 1976, with the administrative re-adjustment proclaimed by Cuban Law Number 1304 of July 3, 1976.[1]

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  1. ^ Fifth United Nations Conference on the Standardization of Geographical Names, Vol. II, published by the United Nations, New York, 1991

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