The old sugar refinery "Guipuzcúa"
Martí municipality (red) within
Matanzas Province (yellow) and Cuba
|Founded||1835 (Hato Nuevo)|
|• Total||1,070 km2 (410 sq mi)|
|Elevation||20 m (70 ft)|
|• Density||21.9/km2 (57/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC-5 (EST)|
The municipality is divided into the barrios of Guamutas, Lacret, La Teja, Martí, Motembo and Río de la Palma. From 1902 until 1927 the village of Máximo Gómez (now part of Perico), was part of Martí.
It is located on the north-central coast of Cuba, and includes the lagoons Inglés, Bibanasí and Majagüillar, all extensions of the Bay of Santa Clara (Bahia de Santa Clara). Its territory is crossed by the rivers La Palma, Júcaro and San Manuel.
The town was founded in 1835 was established in 1835 under the name Hato Nuevo on the location of the Bibanosí ranch. On 24 December 1898 the name was changed to Martí, in honour of independence hero José Martí.
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- (in Spanish) Máximo Gómez (Perico) on EcuRed
- Media related to Martí, Cuba at Wikimedia Commons