Encrucijada

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Encrucijada
Municipality
House of Marta Abreu
House of Marta Abreu
Encrucijada municipality (red) within  Villa Clara Province (yellow) and Cuba
Encrucijada municipality (red) within
Villa Clara Province (yellow) and Cuba
Encrucijada is located in Cuba
Encrucijada
Location of Encrucijada in Cuba
Coordinates: 22°37′1″N 79°51′58″W / 22.61694°N 79.86611°W / 22.61694; -79.86611Coordinates: 22°37′1″N 79°51′58″W / 22.61694°N 79.86611°W / 22.61694; -79.86611
Country  Cuba
Province Villa Clara
Founded 1850[1]
Established 1910 (Municipality)
Area[2]
 • Total 345 km2 (133 sq mi)
Elevation 55 m (180 ft)
Population (2004)[3]
 • Total 33,641
 • Density 97.5/km2 (253/sq mi)
Time zone EST (UTC-5)
Area code(s) +53-422

Encrucijada (Spanish pronunciation: [eŋkɾusiˈxaða]) is a municipality and town in the Villa Clara Province of Cuba. It was founded in 1850[1] and established as a municipality in 1910.

Geography[edit]

The municipality is divided into the barrios of Centro, Paso Real, Santos and Vega Redonda.[1]

Demographics[edit]

In 2004, the municipality of Encrucijada had a population of 33,641.[3] With a total area of 345 km2 (133 sq mi),[2] it has a population density of 97.5 /km2 (253 /sq mi).

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Guije.com. "Encrucijada". 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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