Las Piedras is an Uruguayan city located in the department of Canelones and within the metropolitan area of Montevideo.
With some 70,000 inhabitants, it is the second location of its administrative jurisdiction, behind the Ciudad de la Costa.
It is a center where intense, commercial, industrial activity fairs and popular events is nucleated.
Because it is in the Metropolitan Area of Montevideo, Las Piedras is what is called a city "bedroom". Many pedrenses study or work in the capital but live in Las Piedras.
Beyond that, Las Piedras is a city with life. It has a close relationship with the wine industry, farm and horse riding.