Florida, Cuba

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Florida
Municipality
Florida municipality (red) within  Camagüey Province (yellow) and Cuba
Florida municipality (red) within
Camagüey Province (yellow) and Cuba
Florida, Cuba is located in Cuba
Florida, Cuba
Location of Florida in Cuba
Coordinates: 21°31′46″N 78°13′22″W / 21.52944°N 78.22278°W / 21.52944; -78.22278Coordinates: 21°31′46″N 78°13′22″W / 21.52944°N 78.22278°W / 21.52944; -78.22278
Country  Cuba
Province Camagüey
Founded 1907
Established 1924[1]
Area[2]
 • Total 1,800 km2 (700 sq mi)
Elevation 65 m (213 ft)
Population (2004)[3]
 • Total 73,612
 • Density 1,761/km2 (4,560/sq mi)
Time zone EST (UTC-5)
Area code(s) +53-322

Florida (Spanish pronunciation: [floˈɾiða]) is a municipality and city in the Camagüey Province of Cuba. It is located 40 km (25 mi) north-west of Camagüey, along the Carretera Central highway. The city was established in 1907, and the municipality was established in 1924.

Overview[edit]

The town has a library, several schools, primary and secondary. There is a general hospital and a pediatric hospital.

Demographics[edit]

In 2004, the municipality of Florida had a population of 73,612,[3] 53,847 of them in the town proper. With a total area of 1,800 km2 (690 sq mi),[2] it has a population density of 1,761 /km2 (4,560 /sq mi).

The municipality counts the villages (consejos populares) of Magarabomba and San Jerónimo.[1]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Guije.com. "Florida". Retrieved 2007-10-05.  (Spanish)
  2. ^ a b Statoids. "Municipios of Cuba". Retrieved 2007-10-05. 
  3. ^ a b Atenas.cu (2004). "2004 Population trends, by Province and Municipality". Archived from the original on 2007-09-27. Retrieved 2007-10-05.  (Spanish)

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