Caimito, Cuba

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Caimito
Municipality
Caimito municipality (red) within  Artemisa Province (yellow) and Cuba
Caimito municipality (red) within
Artemisa Province (yellow) and Cuba
Caimito, Cuba is located in Cuba
Caimito, Cuba
Location of Caimito in Cuba
Coordinates: 22°57′27″N 82°35′47″W / 22.95750°N 82.59639°W / 22.95750; -82.59639Coordinates: 22°57′27″N 82°35′47″W / 22.95750°N 82.59639°W / 22.95750; -82.59639
Country  Cuba
Province Artemisa
Founded 1910[1]
Area[2]
 • Total 238 km2 (92 sq mi)
Elevation 95 m (312 ft)
Population (2004)[3]
 • Total 36,813
 • Density 154.7/km2 (401/sq mi)
Time zone EST (UTC-5)
Area code(s) +53-7

Caimito is a municipality and town in Artemisa Province of Cuba. The town was founded in 1820. The municipality of Caimito del Guayabal was created in 1910, based on the previously existing (1879-1902) municipality of Guayabal in the Pinar del Río Province.[1] Since 1976, the official name is Caimito.

Geography[edit]

The municipality is divided into the villages of Caimito, Guayabal, Ceiba del Agua, Pluebo Nuevo, Playa Baracoa, Rancho Grande, Capellanías, Vereda Nueva, Los Naranjos, Aguacate, Banes, Habana Libre and Menelao Mora.[1]

Demographics[edit]

In 2004, the municipality of Caimito had a population of 36,813.[3] With a total area of 238 km2 (92 sq mi),[2] it has a population density of 154.7 /km2 (401 /sq mi).

Transport[edit]

Caimito, crossed by the Carretera Central, is served by A4 motorway, passing some km in north. It counts a railway station on the Havana–Pinar del Río line and Playa Baracoa Airport is located in the homonym village.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Guije.com. "Caimito". Retrieved 2007-10-08.  (Spanish)
  2. ^ a b Statoids (July 2003). "Municipios of Cuba". Retrieved 2007-10-08. 
  3. ^ a b Atenas.cu (2004). "2004 Population trends, by Province and Municipality". Archived from the original on 2007-09-27. Retrieved 2007-10-08.  (Spanish)

External links[edit]

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