Madruga

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Madruga
Municipality
Madruga municipality (red) within  Mayabeque Province (yellow) and Cuba
Madruga municipality (red) within
Mayabeque Province (yellow) and Cuba
Madruga is located in Cuba
Madruga
Location of Madruga in Cuba
Coordinates: 22°54′59″N 81°51′26″W / 22.91639°N 81.85722°W / 22.91639; -81.85722Coordinates: 22°54′59″N 81°51′26″W / 22.91639°N 81.85722°W / 22.91639; -81.85722
Country  Cuba
Province Mayabeque
Founded 1803[1]
Established 1866 (Municipality)
Area[2]
 • Total 464 km2 (179 sq mi)
Elevation 175 m (574 ft)
Population (2004)[3]
 • Total 30,640
 • Density 66.0/km2 (171/sq mi)
Time zone EST (UTC-5)
Area code(s) +53-47

Madruga (Spanish pronunciation: [maˈðɾuɣa]) is a municipality and town in the Mayabeque Province of Cuba. It is located in the eastern part of the province, between Matanzas and Güines. It was founded in 1803.[1]

Geography[edit]

In 1940, the municipality was divided into the barrios of Concordia and Cayajabos, Este, Itabo, Majagua, Oeste, Sabana de Robles and San Blas.[1]

After 1973, the municipality includes Madruga; Aguacate; Viviendas Campesinas; La Granja; Cayajabos Pipián and Flor de Itabo.

Demographics[edit]

In 2004, the municipality of Madruga had a population of 30,640.[3] With a total area of 464 km2 (179 sq mi),[2] it has a population density of 66.0 /km2 (171 /sq mi).

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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