Calixto García, Cuba

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Calixto García
Coat of arms of Calixto García
Coat of arms
Calixto García municipality (red) within Holguín Province (yellow) and Cuba
Calixto García municipality (red) within
Holguín Province (yellow) and Cuba
Coordinates: 20°51′14″N 76°36′7″W / 20.85389°N 76.60194°W / 20.85389; -76.60194Coordinates: 20°51′14″N 76°36′7″W / 20.85389°N 76.60194°W / 20.85389; -76.60194
CountryCuba
ProvinceHolguín
SeatBuenaventura
Area
 • Total617 km2 (238 sq mi)
Elevation
85 m (279 ft)
Population
 (2004)[2]
 • Total57,867
 • Density93.8/km2 (243/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-5 (EST)
Area code(s)+53-24

Calixto García (Spanish pronunciation: [kaˈliksto ɣaɾˈsi.a]) is a municipality in the Holguín Province of Cuba. The municipal seat is located in the town of Buenaventura. The municipality was named for Calixto García Iñiguez, an independence war hero.

Geography[edit]

The municipality includes the town of Buenaventura (municipal seat), the villages of Las Calabazas, Mir, Sabanazo, San Agustín, and other minor localities.[3]

Demographics[edit]

In 2004, the municipality of Calixto Garcia had a population of 57,867.[2] With a total area of 617 km2 (238 sq mi),[1] it has a population density of 93.8/km2 (243/sq mi).

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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.
  3. ^ 5904272 (x a j h) Calixto García on OpenStreetMap

External links[edit]

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