Los Palacios

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Los Palacios
Municipality
Los Palacios municipality (red) within  Pinar del Río Province (yellow) and Cuba
Los Palacios municipality (red) within
Pinar del Río Province (yellow) and Cuba
Los Palacios is located in Cuba
Los Palacios
Location of Los Palacios in Cuba
Coordinates: 22°34′56″N 83°14′56″W / 22.58222°N 83.24889°W / 22.58222; -83.24889Coordinates: 22°34′56″N 83°14′56″W / 22.58222°N 83.24889°W / 22.58222; -83.24889
Country  Cuba
Province Pinar del Río
Founded 1760[1]
Established 1879
Area[2]
 • Total 786 km2 (303 sq mi)
Elevation 45 m (148 ft)
Population (2005)[3]
 • Total 38,950
 • Density 1,879/km2 (4,870/sq mi)
Time zone EST (UTC-5)
Area code(s) +53-82

Los Palacios (Spanish pronunciation: [los paˈlasjos]) is a municipality and town in the Pinar del Río Province of Cuba. It was founded in 1760.[1]

Geography[edit]

The municipality is divided into the barrios of Limones, Macurijes, Paso Real, Santa Mónica, Santo Domingo, Sierra and Urbano.[1]

Demographics[edit]

In 2004, the municipality of Los Palacios had a population of 38,950.[3] With a total area of 786 km2 (303 sq mi),[2] it has a population density of 49.6 /km2 (128 /sq mi).

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Guije.com. "Los Palacios". Retrieved 2007-10-07.  (Spanish)
  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]

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