Bauta, Cuba

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Bauta
Municipality
Bauta municipality (red) within  Artemisa Province (yellow) and Cuba
Bauta municipality (red) within
Artemisa Province (yellow) and Cuba
Bauta, Cuba is located in Cuba
Bauta, Cuba
Location of Bauta in Cuba
Coordinates: 22°59′31″N 82°32′57″W / 22.99194°N 82.54917°W / 22.99194; -82.54917Coordinates: 22°59′31″N 82°32′57″W / 22.99194°N 82.54917°W / 22.99194; -82.54917
Country  Cuba
Province Artemisa
Founded January 14, 1879[citation needed]
Area[1]
 • Total 157 km2 (61 sq mi)
Elevation 75 m (246 ft)
Population (2004)[2]
 • Total 45,509
 • Density 289.9/km2 (751/sq mi)
Time zone EST (UTC-5)
Area code(s) +53-47

Bauta is a municipality and city located 25 miles (40 km) southwest of the city of Havana, in the Artemisa Province of Cuba. It was founded on January 14, 1879.[citation needed]

Geography[edit]

The municipality is divided into the barrios of Anafe, Baracoa, Bauta, Cangrejeras, Félix E. Alpízar (Corralillo), Cayo La Rosa and General Antonio Maceo (San Pedro), Pueblo Textil.

Río Baracoa crosses the municipality, and Playa Baracoa is established at its mouth at the Gulf of Mexico.

Economy[edit]

Bauta is a regional trading center for the local farm community. Regional crops include sugarcane, pineapple, tobacco, root vegetables, and citrus fruits. In recent years Bauta has become a haven for Cuban artists and musicians.

Demographics[edit]

In 2004, the municipality of Bauta had a population of 45,509.[2] With a total area of 157 km2 (61 sq mi),[1] it has a population density of 289.9/km2 (751/sq mi).

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Statoids (July 2003). "Municipios of Cuba". Archived from the original on 12 October 2007. Retrieved 2007-10-07. 
  2. ^ a b Atenas.cu (2004). "2004 Population trends, by Province and Municipality" (in Spanish). Archived from the original on 2007-09-27. Retrieved 2007-10-07. 

External links[edit]

Media related to Bauta at Wikimedia Commons