Corralillo

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Corralillo
Municipality
Coat of arms of Corralillo
Coat of arms
Corralillo municipality (red) within  Villa Clara Province (yellow) and Cuba
Corralillo municipality (red) within
Villa Clara Province (yellow) and Cuba
Corralillo is located in Cuba
Corralillo
Location of Corralillo in Cuba
Coordinates: 22°59′8″N 80°34′59″W / 22.98556°N 80.58306°W / 22.98556; -80.58306Coordinates: 22°59′8″N 80°34′59″W / 22.98556°N 80.58306°W / 22.98556; -80.58306
Country  Cuba
Province Villa Clara
Founded 1831[1]
Established 1879 (Municipality)
Area[2]
 • Total 843 km2 (325 sq mi)
Elevation 15 m (49 ft)
Population (2004)[3]
 • Total 27,571
 • Density 32.7/km2 (85/sq mi)
Time zone EST (UTC-5)
Area code(s) +53-42

Corralillo is a municipality and town in the Villa Clara Province of Cuba. It was founded in 1831[1] and established as a municipality in 1879.

Geography[edit]

Corralillo is located on the northern coast of Cuba, in the north-western corner of the Villa Clara province, bordering the Matanzas Province to the west and the Bay of Cadiz to the north. The cays of Falcones, Blanquizal and Verde of the Sabana-Camagüey Archipelago as well as a multitude of reefs are located at sea north of Corralillo.

The municipality is divided into the consejos populares (mainly villages) of Ceja de Pablo, Corralillo, Palma Sola, Perú, Sabana Grande, Santa María and Sierra Morena.[1]

Demographics[edit]

In 2004, the municipality of Corralillo had a population of 27,581.[3] With a total area of 843 km2 (325 sq mi),[2] it has a population density of 32.7 /km2 (85 /sq mi).

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References[edit]

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

External links[edit]

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