Cacocum

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Cacocum
Aerial view of Cacocum on approach to Frank País Airport
Aerial view of Cacocum on approach to Frank País Airport
Cacocum municipality (red) within Holguín Province (yellow) and Cuba
Cacocum municipality (red) within
Holguín Province (yellow) and Cuba
Coordinates: 20°44′38″N 76°19′27″W / 20.74389°N 76.32417°W / 20.74389; -76.32417Coordinates: 20°44′38″N 76°19′27″W / 20.74389°N 76.32417°W / 20.74389; -76.32417
CountryCuba
ProvinceHolguín
Area
 • Total661 km2 (255 sq mi)
Elevation
75 m (246 ft)
Population
 (2004)[2]
 • Total42,623
 • Density64.5/km2 (167/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-5 (EST)
Area code(s)+53-24

Cacocum is a municipality and town in the Holguín Province of Cuba.

Overview[edit]

It is located south of the city of Holguín and east of the Frank País International Airport towards the city of Bayamo on the Carretera Central Highway. The area includes extremely flat ground stretching south to the municipality's boundaries with Granma Province. Its territory is bounded on the west by Las Tunas Province, and on the east with the Báguanos municipality, its nearest neighbor.

Carretera Central and the Central Railroad pass near the Cacocum townsite, the most populated settlement of this municipality. Two local sugar mills, called Antonio Maceo and Cristino Naranjo represent Cacocum's main economic activity.

Demographics[edit]

In 2004, the municipality of Cacocum had a population of 42,623.[2] With a total area of 661 km2 (255 sq mi),[1] it has a population density of 64.5/km2 (167/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 2006-07-14. Retrieved 2007-10-05.

External links[edit]

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