Songo – La Maya

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Songo - La Maya
Municipality
Songo - La Maya municipality (red) within  Santiago Province (yellow) and Cuba
Songo - La Maya municipality (red) within
Santiago Province (yellow) and Cuba
Songo – La Maya is located in Cuba
Songo – La Maya
Location of Songo - La Maya in Cuba
Coordinates: 20°10′24″N 75°38′47″W / 20.17333°N 75.64639°W / 20.17333; -75.64639Coordinates: 20°10′24″N 75°38′47″W / 20.17333°N 75.64639°W / 20.17333; -75.64639
Country  Cuba
Province Santiago de Cuba
Seat La Maya
Founded 1858 (Alto Songo)[1]
Incorporated 1879
Area
 • Total 720.7 km2 (278.3 sq mi)
Elevation 225 m (738 ft)
Population (2004)[2]
 • Total 100,287
 • Density 139.2/km2 (361/sq mi)
Time zone EST (UTC-5)
Area code(s) +53-226

Songo – La Maya is a municipality in the Santiago de Cuba Province of Cuba. It is located north-east of Santiago de Cuba and is centered on the towns of La Maya (municipal seat) and Alto Songo (or Songo).

Overview[edit]

In 1943, the municipality consisted of the barrios (neighbourhoods) of Florida Blanca, Jarahueca, La Maya, La Sabana, Morón, Norte Cabecera, Palenque, Socorro, Sur Cabecera and Tí Arriba.[1]

Demographics[edit]

In 2004, the municipality of Songo – La Maya had a population of 100,287.[2] With a total area of 721 km2 (278 sq mi), it has a population density of 139.2 /km2 (361 /sq mi).

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Guije.com. "Songo - La Maya". Retrieved 2007-10-05.  (Spanish)
  2. ^ a b Santiago.cu (2006). "Municipalities of Santiago de Cuba". Retrieved 2007-10-05.  (Spanish)

External links[edit]

Media related to Songo – La Maya at Wikimedia Commons