Maisí

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Maisí
Municipality
Maisí municipality (red) within  Guantánamo Province (yellow) and Cuba
Maisí municipality (red) within
Guantánamo Province (yellow) and Cuba
Maisí is located in Cuba
Maisí
Location of Maisí in Cuba
Coordinates: 20°14′35″N 74°09′22″W / 20.24306°N 74.15611°W / 20.24306; -74.15611Coordinates: 20°14′35″N 74°09′22″W / 20.24306°N 74.15611°W / 20.24306; -74.15611
Country  Cuba
Province Guantánamo
Seat La Máquina
Area[1]
 • Total 525 km2 (203 sq mi)
Elevation 25 m (82 ft)
Population (2004)[2]
 • Total 28,276
 • Density 53.9/km2 (140/sq mi)
Time zone EST (UTC-5)
Area code(s) +53-21

Maisí is a municipality and town in the Guantánamo Province of Cuba. Its administrative seat is located in the town of La Máquina.

Geography[edit]

The easternmost point of Cuba, Punta Maisí (called "Baitiquiri"[3] by the Taino in pre-colonial times) is located in this municipality.

Demographics[edit]

In 2004, the municipality of Maisí had a population of 28,276.[2] With a total area of 525 km2 (203 sq mi),[1] it has a population density of 53.9 /km2 (140 /sq mi).

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Statoids. "Municipios of Cuba". Retrieved 2007-10-05. 
  2. ^ a b Atenas.cu (2004). "2004 Population trends, by Province and Municipality" (in Spanish). Archived from the original on 2007-09-27. Retrieved 2007-10-05. 
  3. ^ Taino-Tribe.org. "Taino Dictionary" (in Spanish). Retrieved 2007-10-18. 

External links[edit]

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