Place:Lavalleja, Uruguay

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NameLavalleja
Alt namesLavallejasource: Getty Vocabulary Program
Minassource: Family History Library Catalog
TypeDepartment
Coordinates34°S 55°W
Located inUruguay
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


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The Department of Lavalleja is a department of Uruguay. The capital is Minas. It is located in the southeast of the country, bordered to the north by the department of Treinta y Tres to the east with Rocha, to the south with Canelones and Maldonado, and to the west to Florida.

The department is named in honor of Brigadier Juan Antonio Lavalleja, who had distinguished military and political action in the country's independence.

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