La Palma, Cuba

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La Palma
Municipality
La Palma municipality (red) within  Pinar del Río Province (yellow) and Cuba
La Palma municipality (red) within
Pinar del Río Province (yellow) and Cuba
La Palma, Cuba is located in Cuba
La Palma, Cuba
Location of La Palma in Cuba
Coordinates: 22°44′50″N 83°33′9″W / 22.74722°N 83.55250°W / 22.74722; -83.55250Coordinates: 22°44′50″N 83°33′9″W / 22.74722°N 83.55250°W / 22.74722; -83.55250
Country  Cuba
Province Pinar del Río
Area[1]
 • Total 621 km2 (240 sq mi)
Elevation 50 m (160 ft)
Population (2004)[2]
 • Total 35,426
Time zone EST (UTC-5)
Area code(s) +53-82

La Palma is a municipality and town in the Pinar del Río Province of Cuba. It is located in the northern part of the province, on the coast of the Straits of Florida, north of Consolación del Sur and north-east of Viñales.

Overview[edit]

The Viñales Valley World Heritage Site is located east of La Palma, while the Sierra del Rosario Biosphere Reserve extends to the east. Cayo Levisa, a popular tourist attraction, is a cay of the Colorados Archipelago, located 2 kilometres (1.2 mi) north of the municipality's northern coast.

Demographics[edit]

In 2004, the municipality of La Palma had a population of 35,426.[2] With a total area of 621 km2 (240 sq mi),[1] it has a population density of 57.0 /km2 (148 /sq mi).

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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

External links[edit]

Media related to La Palma at Wikimedia Commons