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The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Minas

 

a city in southeastern Uruguay, administrative center of the department of Lavalleja. Population, 31,400 (1963). The city has a railroad station and serves as the commercial and transportation center for cattle and sheep raising in the region. Cement is produced locally.

The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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