Chambas

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Chambas
Municipality
Venezuela municipality (red) within Ciego de Ávila Province (yellow) and Cuba
Venezuela municipality (red) within
Ciego de Ávila Province (yellow) and Cuba
Chambas is located in Cuba
Chambas
Location of Chambas in Cuba
Coordinates: 22°11′48″N 78°54′48″W / 22.19667°N 78.91333°W / 22.19667; -78.91333Coordinates: 22°11′48″N 78°54′48″W / 22.19667°N 78.91333°W / 22.19667; -78.91333
Country  Cuba
Province Ciego de Ávila
Area[1]
 • Total 769 km2 (297 sq mi)
Elevation 40 m (130 ft)
Population (2004)[2]
 • Total 39,868
 • Density 51.8/km2 (134/sq mi)
Time zone UTC-5 (EST)
Area code(s) +53-43

Chambas is a municipality and town in the Ciego de Ávila Province of Cuba.

Geography[edit]

It is located in the northern part of the province, bordering the municipalities of Morón and Florencia, as well as the province of Sancti Spíritus. To the north it borders the Bay of Buena Vista and the Laguna de Leche.

It comprises the villages of El Asiento, El Calvario, Falla, Kilo 9, Las Palmas, Los Perros, Mabuya, Piedra, Punta Alegre, Punta San Juan (Maxímo Gómez Sugar Mill) and Ranchuelo.[3]

Demographics[edit]

In 2004, the municipality of Chambas had a population of 39,868.[2] With a total area of 769 km2 (297 sq mi),[1] it has a population density of 51.8/km2 (134/sq mi).

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Statoids (July 2003). "Municipios of Cuba". Retrieved 2007-10-06.
  2. ^ a b Atenas.cu (2004). "2004 Population trends, by Province and Municipality" (in Spanish). Archived from the original on 2006-07-14. Retrieved 2007-10-06.
  3. ^ 5887666 (x a j h) Chambas on OpenStreetMap

External links[edit]

  • Media related to Chambas at Wikimedia Commons