Esmeralda, Cuba

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Esmeralda
Municipality
Esmeralda municipality (red) within  Camagüey Province (yellow) and Cuba
Esmeralda municipality (red) within
Camagüey Province (yellow) and Cuba
Esmeralda, Cuba is located in Cuba
Esmeralda, Cuba
Location of Esmeralda in Cuba
Coordinates: 21°51′22″N 78°06′41″W / 21.85611°N 78.11139°W / 21.85611; -78.11139Coordinates: 21°51′22″N 78°06′41″W / 21.85611°N 78.11139°W / 21.85611; -78.11139
Country  Cuba
Province Camagüey
Established 1928[1]
Area[2]
 • Total 1,480 km2 (570 sq mi)
Elevation 35 m (115 ft)
Population (2004)[3]
 • Total 29,953
 • Density 1,230/km2 (3,200/sq mi)
Time zone EST (UTC-5)
Area code(s) +53-322
Climate Aw

Esmeralda is a municipality and town in the Camagüey Province of Cuba.

Overview[edit]

The municipality is divided into the barrios of Caonao, Guanaja, Jaronú, Quemado and Tabor.[1]

The economy is based on crops of sugarcane, coconuts, pineapple, oranges and tobacco.

Cayo Romano, one of the cays of Jardines del Rey archipellago is located north of Esmeralda, across the Bay of la Jiguey (Bahia de Jiguey).

Demographics[edit]

In 2004, the municipality of Esmeralda had a population of 29,953.[3] With a total area of 1,480 km2 (570 sq mi),[2] it has a population density of 1,230/km2 (3,200/sq mi).

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Guije.com. "Esmeralda" (in Spanish). Retrieved 2007-10-05. 
  2. ^ a b Statoids. "Municipios of Cuba". Retrieved 2007-10-05. 
  3. ^ a b Atenas.cu (2004). "2004 Population trends, by Province and Municipality" (in Spanish). Archived from the original on 2006-07-14. Retrieved 2007-10-05. 

External links[edit]

  • Media related to Esmeralda at Wikimedia Commons