Regla

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Regla

(rā`glä), municipality (1994 est. pop. 44,000), Ciudad de La Habana prov., W Cuba, a commercial and industrial suburb of HavanaHavana
, Span. La Habana , city and, as Ciudad de La Habana, province (1997 est. pop. 2,200,000), capital of Cuba, W Cuba; largest city and chief port of the West Indies and one of the oldest cities in the Americas.
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. It grew up around the hermitage of Nuestra Señora de Regla (est. 1690) and was officially founded in 1765. During the colonial period, Regla was a smuggling center for Havana.
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