Abreus, Cuba

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Abreus
Abreus municipality (red) within Cienfuegos Province (yellow) and Cuba
Abreus municipality (red) within
Cienfuegos Province (yellow) and Cuba
Coordinates: 22°16′50″N 80°34′4″W / 22.28056°N 80.56778°W / 22.28056; -80.56778Coordinates: 22°16′50″N 80°34′4″W / 22.28056°N 80.56778°W / 22.28056; -80.56778
CountryCuba
ProvinceCienfuegos
Founded1840[1]
Area
 • Total564 km2 (218 sq mi)
Elevation
60 m (200 ft)
Population
 (2004)[3]
 • Total30,330
 • Density53.8/km2 (139/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-5 (EST)
Area code(s)+53-432

Abreus (Spanish pronunciation: [aˈβɾeus]) is a municipality and town in the Cienfuegos Province of Cuba. It was founded in 1840.[1]

Geography[edit]

The municipality includes the town of Abreus[1] and the villages of Babiney, Carmelina, Cayo Grande, Charcas, Cienguita, Constancia, Horquitas, Juraguá, Matun, Mijailito, Navarra, Nueva Juraguá, San Ignacio, Simpatía and Yaguaramas.[4] It is bordered by Ciénaga de Zapata and Calimete, both in Matanzas Province, and by Aguada de Pasajeros, Rodas and Cienfuegos.

Demographics[edit]

In 2004, the municipality of Abreus had a population of 30,330.[3] With a total area of 564 km2 (218 sq mi),[2] it has a population density of 53.8/km2 (139/sq mi).

Notable natives[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Guije.com. "Abreus" (in Spanish). Archived from the original on 12 October 2007. Retrieved 7 October 2007.
  2. ^ a b Statoids (July 2003). "Municipios of Cuba". Archived from the original on 12 October 2007. Retrieved 7 October 2007.
  3. ^ a b Atenas.cu (2004). "2004 Population trends, by Province and Municipality" (in Spanish). Archived from the original on 14 July 2006. Retrieved 7 October 2007.
  4. ^ (in Spanish) Yaguaramas on EcuRed

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