Guáimaro

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Guáimaro
Municipality
Guáimaro municipality (red) within  Camagüey Province (yellow) and Cuba
Guáimaro municipality (red) within
Camagüey Province (yellow) and Cuba
Guáimaro is located in Cuba
Guáimaro
Location of Guáimaro in Cuba
Coordinates: 21°03′32″N 77°20′52″W / 21.05889°N 77.34778°W / 21.05889; -77.34778Coordinates: 21°03′32″N 77°20′52″W / 21.05889°N 77.34778°W / 21.05889; -77.34778
Country  Cuba
Province Camagüey
Established 1924[1]
Area[2]
 • Total 1,847 km2 (713 sq mi)
Elevation 80 m (260 ft)
Population (2004)[3]
 • Total 57,086
 • Density 30.9/km2 (80/sq mi)
Time zone EST (UTC-5)
Area code(s) +53-322
Climate Aw

Guáimaro is a town and municipality in the southern part of Camagüey Province in Cuba. It is located between the cities of Camagüey and Las Tunas.

History[edit]

Guáimaro features prominently in Cuban history as the place where in 1869 the Revolutionary Army of Mambises met and created the Constitution for a new nation free from Spanish colonial oppression. The municipality was created in 1943, when it split from Camagüey.

Geography[edit]

The municipality is divided into the barrios of Camaniguán, Elia, Galbis, Guáimaro, Palo Seco, Pilar and Tetuán.[1]

Demographics[edit]

In 2004, the municipality of Guáimaro had a population of 57,086.[3] With a total area of 1,847 km2 (713 sq mi),[2] it has a population density of 30.9/km2 (80/sq mi).

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Guije.com. "Guáimaro" (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 2007-09-27. Retrieved 2007-10-05. 

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