San José de las Lajas

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 centre north o the province, an is bisectit bi the Carretera Central.

San José de las Lajas
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 Cuba
Established1879 (Municipality)
 • Total591 km2 (228 sq mi)
135 m (443 ft)
 • Total69,375
 • Density117.4/km2 (304/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-5 (EST)
Area code(s)+53-47

It wis foondit in 1778.[1]



In 2004, the municipality o San José de las Lajas haed a population o 69,375. The ceety proper haes 37,000 indwallers.[3] Wi a tot 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]



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


This municipality hosts the Agrarian Varsity o Havana as well as important kintra level scienteefic institutions o the agricultural sciences: CENSA (Naitional Center o Ainimal Healcare), ICA (Institute o Ainimal Science) an INCA (Naitional Institute o Agricultural Sciences), formin thegither the core o the sae namit "Havana East Scientific Pole"



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



  1. a b c "San José de las Lajas". Retrieved 7 October 2007. (in Spaingie)
  2. a b Statoids (2003). "Municipios of Cuba". Retrieved 7 October 2007. Unknown parameter |month= ignored (help)
  3. a b (2004). "2004 Population trends, by Province and Municipality". Archived frae the original on 27 September 2007. Retrieved 7 October 2007."Archived copy". Archived frae the original on 27 September 2007. Retrieved 29 November 2012.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link) CS1 maint: BOT: original-url status unknown (link) (in Spaingie)