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Maisí municipality (red) within  Guantánamo Province (yellow) and Cuba
Maisí municipality (red) within
Guantánamo Province (yellow) and Cuba
Maisí is located in Cuba
Location of Maisí in Cuba
Coordinates: 20°14′35″N 74°09′22″W / 20.24306°N 74.15611°W / 20.24306; -74.15611Coordinates: 20°14′35″N 74°09′22″W / 20.24306°N 74.15611°W / 20.24306; -74.15611
Country  Cuba
Province Guantánamo
Seat La Máquina
 • Total 525 km2 (203 sq mi)
Elevation 25 m (82 ft)
Population (2004)[2]
 • Total 28,276
 • Density 53.9/km2 (140/sq mi)
Time zone EST (UTC-5)
Area code(s) +53-21
Punta Maisi Lighthouse
Coordinates 20°14′38.1″N 74°08′34.7″W / 20.243917°N 74.142972°W / 20.243917; -74.142972
Year first constructed 1862
Construction stone tower
Tower shape cylindrical tower with balcony and double lantern
Markings / pattern white tower, grey metallic lantern
Height 31 metres (102 ft)
Focal height 37 metres (121 ft)
Light source mains power
Range 27 nautical miles (50 km; 31 mi)
Characteristic Fl W 5s.
Admiralty number J5018
NGA number 13008
ARLHS number CUB-030
Cuba number CU-0599[3][4]

Maisí is a municipality and town in the Guantánamo Province of Cuba. Its administrative seat is located in the town of La Máquina.


The easternmost point of Cuba, Punta Maisí (called "Baitiquiri"[5] by the Taino in pre-colonial times) is located in this municipality.


In 2004, the municipality of Maisí had a population of 28,276.[2] With a total area of 525 km2 (203 sq mi),[1] it has a population density of 53.9/km2 (140/sq mi).

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b Statoids. "Municipios of Cuba". Retrieved 2007-10-05. 
  2. ^ a b (2004). "2004 Population trends, by Province and Municipality" (in Spanish). Archived from the original on 2006-07-14. Retrieved 2007-10-05. 
  3. ^ Cuba The Lighthouse Directory. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Retrieved 8 September 2016
  4. ^ List of Lights, Buoys and Fog Signals Atlantic Coast. Retrieved 8 September 2016
  5. ^ "Taino Dictionary" (in Spanish). Retrieved 2007-10-18. 

External links[edit]

  • Media related to Maisí at Wikimedia Commons