Campechuela

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Campechuela
Municipality
Campechuela municipality (red) within  Granma Province (yellow) and Cuba
Campechuela municipality (red) within
Granma Province (yellow) and Cuba
Campechuela is located in Cuba
Campechuela
Location of Campechuela in Cuba
Coordinates: 20°14′0″N 77°16′45″W / 20.23333°N 77.27917°W / 20.23333; -77.27917Coordinates: 20°14′0″N 77°16′45″W / 20.23333°N 77.27917°W / 20.23333; -77.27917
Country  Cuba
Province Granma
Established 1869[1]
Area[2]
 • Total 577 km2 (223 sq mi)
Elevation 10 m (30 ft)
Population (2004)[3]
 • Total 46,092
 • Density 79.9/km2 (207/sq mi)
Time zone EST (UTC-5)
Area code(s) +53-23

Campechuela is a municipality and town in Granma Province of Cuba. It is located on the southern shore of the Gulf of Guacanayabo.

Overview[edit]

The municipality is divided into the barrios of Cabecera, Ceiba Hueca, Cienaguilla, La Gloria, San Ramón and Tana.[1]

The town of Campechuela was founded in 1869. It became the seat of the municipality in 1912.

The economy is based on agriculture (with sugarcane and fruit farms) and stock raising.

Demographics[edit]

In 2004, the municipality of Campechuela had a population of 46,092.[3] With a total area of 577 km2 (223 sq mi),[2] it has a population density of 79.9/km2 (207/sq mi).

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Guije.com. "Campechuela" (in Spanish). Retrieved 2007-10-06. 
  2. ^ a b Statoids (July 2003). "Municipios of Cuba". Retrieved 2007-10-06. 
  3. ^ a b Atenas.cu (2004). "2004 Population trends, by Province and Municipality" (in Spanish). Archived from the original on 2007-09-27. Retrieved 2007-10-06. 

External links[edit]

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