Regla

Regla rā´glä [key], municipality (1994 est. pop. 44,000), Ciudad de La Habana prov., W Cuba, a commercial and industrial suburb of Havana . 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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