Limonar

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Limonar
Municipality
Main street and town's church
Main street and town's church
Limonar municipality (red) within  Matanzas Province (yellow) and Cuba
Limonar municipality (red) within
Matanzas Province (yellow) and Cuba
Limonar is located in Cuba
Limonar
Location of Limonar in Cuba
Coordinates: 22°57′22″N 81°24′31″W / 22.95611°N 81.40861°W / 22.95611; -81.40861Coordinates: 22°57′22″N 81°24′31″W / 22.95611°N 81.40861°W / 22.95611; -81.40861
Country  Cuba
Province Matanzas
Founded 1876[1]
Established 1976
Area[2]
 • Total 449 km2 (173 sq mi)
Elevation 5 m (16 ft)
Population (2004)[3]
 • Total 25,421
 • Density 56.6/km2 (147/sq mi)
Time zone EST (UTC-5)
Area code(s) +53-52

Limonar is a municipality and town in the Matanzas Province of Cuba.

Overview[edit]

The municipality is divided into the barrios of Canímar, Guamacaro, Caoba, Sumidero, Coliseo and San Miguel.

Established in 1876 as Guamacaro, the name was changed to Limonar in the 1950s, when it achieved municipality status.[1] Limonar is the hometown of jumper Javier Sotomayor and professional baseball player Silvio García.

Demographics[edit]

In 2004, the municipality of Limonar had a population of 25,421.[3] With a total area of 449 km2 (173 sq mi),[2] it has a population density of 56.6 /km2 (147 /sq mi).

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Municipalities in Matanzas. "Limonar". Retrieved 2007-10-02. [dead link]
  2. ^ a b Statoids (July 2003). "Municipios of Cuba". Retrieved 2007-10-07. 
  3. ^ 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 Limonar at Wikimedia Commons