Campechuela

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Campechuela
Campechuela municipality (red) within Granma Province (yellow) and Cuba
Campechuela municipality (red) within
Granma Province (yellow) and Cuba
Coordinates: 20°14′0″N 77°16′45″W / 20.23333°N 77.27917°W / 20.23333; -77.27917Coordinates: 20°14′0″N 77°16′45″W / 20.23333°N 77.27917°W / 20.23333; -77.27917
CountryCuba
ProvinceGranma
Established1869[1]
Area
 • Total577 km2 (223 sq mi)
Elevation
10 m (30 ft)
Population
 (2004)[3]
 • Total46,092
 • Density79.9/km2 (207/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-5 (EST)
Area code(s)+53-23

Campechuela is a municipality and town in Granma Province of Cuba. It is located on the southern shore of the Gulf of Guacanayabo.

History[edit]

The town of Campechuela was founded in 1869. It became the seat of the municipality in 1912.

Geography[edit]

The municipality is divided into the barrios of Cabecera (Campechuela town), Ceiba Hueca, Cienaguilla, La Gloria, San Ramón and Tana.[1]

Demographics[edit]

In 2004, the municipality of Campechuela had a population of 46,092.[3] With a total area of 577 km2 (223 sq mi),[2] it has a population density of 79.9/km2 (207/sq mi).

Economy[edit]

The economy is based on agriculture (with sugarcane and fruit farms) and stock raising.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Guije.com. "Campechuela" (in Spanish). Retrieved 2007-10-06.
  2. ^ a b Statoids (July 2003). "Municipios of Cuba". Retrieved 2007-10-06.
  3. ^ a b Atenas.cu (2004). "2004 Population trends, by Province and Municipality" (in Spanish). Archived from the original on 2006-07-14. Retrieved 2007-10-06.

External links[edit]

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