Minas de Matahambre

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Minas de Matahambre
Municipality
A view of the island of Cayo Jutías, part of the municipality and of the Colorados Archipelago
A view of the island of Cayo Jutías, part of the municipality and of the Colorados Archipelago
Minas de Matahambre municipality (red) within  Pinar del Río Province (yellow) and Cuba
Minas de Matahambre municipality (red) within
Pinar del Río Province (yellow) and Cuba
Minas de Matahambre is located in Cuba
Minas de Matahambre
Location of Minas de Matahambre in Cuba
Coordinates: 22°34′56″N 83°56′57″W / 22.58222°N 83.94917°W / 22.58222; -83.94917Coordinates: 22°34′56″N 83°56′57″W / 22.58222°N 83.94917°W / 22.58222; -83.94917
Country  Cuba
Province Pinar del Río
Area[1]
 • Total 858 km2 (331 sq mi)
Elevation 115 m (377 ft)
Population (2004)[2]
 • Total 34,419
 • Density 40.1/km2 (104/sq mi)
Time zone EST (UTC-5)
Area code(s) +53-82

Minas de Matahambre (Spanish pronunciation: [minas ðe mataˈambɾe]) is a municipality and town in the Pinar del Río Province of Cuba. It was declared a National Monument of Cuba.[3]

Geography[edit]

The municipality faces the Gulf of Mexico to the north, where the cays of the Colorados Archipelago are developed off-shore. It is bordered by the municipalities of Mantua, Guane, San Juan y Martínez and Viñales.

Demographics[edit]

In 2004, the municipality of Minas de Matahambre had a population of 34,419.[2] With a total area of 858 km2 (331 sq mi),[1] it has a population density of 40.1/km2 (104/sq mi).

Culture[edit]

The Minas de Matahambre Municipal Museum holds objects and photography collections of local history.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Statoids (July 2003). "Municipios of Cuba". Retrieved 2007-10-07. 
  2. ^ a b Atenas.cu (2004). "2004 Population trends, by Province and Municipality" (in Spanish). Archived from the original on 2007-09-27. Retrieved 2007-10-07. 
  3. ^ National Council for Cultural Heritage. "National Monuments in Cuba" (in Spanish). Archived from the original on 2007-12-11. Retrieved 2007-10-09. 

External links[edit]

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