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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A native of Regla, Cuba, he began studying the guitar at age 10 and the tres by age 18, and soon thereafter performed tres with the band "Bambason" in Regla.
The day after his death on April 26, 1966, Roberto Faz was buried in his hometown of Regla, Cuba.