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Tourism in Minas

Minas is the capital of the department of Lavalleja, located in the southeast of Uruguay.

It was founded in 1783 by the Spanish governor José Joaquín de Viana.

During the War of Independence, Minas was the scene of important battles and confrontations between the Spanish forces and the revolutionaries led by José Gervasio Artigas.
In the 19th century, Minas became an important center for the production of gold and other minerals, thanks to the exploitation of its mines and quarries.

The city has several tourist attractions, such as Plaza Libertad, the Lavalleja Theater and the Church of San Francisco de Paula.
In the surroundings of Minas, there are several parks and natural reserves, such as Parque Salus, Cerro Arequita and the National Park of Santa Teresa.

The population of Minas is around 40,000 inhabitants, and its economy is based mainly on agricultural activity and tourism.

Minas is a city with a rich history and a deep-rooted culture, which combines tradition with modernity in a natural and peaceful environment.

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