Primero de Enero

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Primero de Enero
(Violeta)
Municipality
Primero de Enero municipality (red) within  Ciego de Ávila Province (yellow) and Cuba
Primero de Enero municipality (red) within
Ciego de Ávila Province (yellow) and Cuba
Primero de Enero is located in Cuba
Primero de Enero
Location of Primero de Enero in Cuba
Coordinates: 21°56′43″N 78°25′8″W / 21.94528°N 78.41889°W / 21.94528; -78.41889Coordinates: 21°56′43″N 78°25′8″W / 21.94528°N 78.41889°W / 21.94528; -78.41889
Country  Cuba
Province Ciego de Ávila
Area[1]
 • Total 713 km2 (275 sq mi)
Elevation 20 m (70 ft)
Population (2004)[2]
 • Total 27,813
 • Density 39.0/km2 (101/sq mi)
Time zone EST (UTC-5)
Area code(s) +53-43

Primero de Enero is a municipality and town in the Ciego de Ávila Province of Cuba. Originally named Violeta,[3] its name means "1st of January" in Spanish, and is referred to the final day (in 1959) of Cuban Revolution.

Geography[edit]

Located in the eastern side of its province, it borders with the municipalities of Esmeralda, Céspedes (both in Camagüey Province), Baraguá, Ciro Redondo, Morón (30 km far) and Bolivia. The town is 57 km far from Ciego de Ávila, 73 from Florida, and 112 from Camagüey. The municipal territory includes the villages as Corea, El Canario, La Victoria, Pablo, San Martín, and Velasco.

Demographics[edit]

In 2004, the municipality of Primero de Enero had a population of 27,813.[2] With a total area of 713 km2 (275 sq mi),[1] it has a population density of 39.0/km2 (101/sq mi).

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Statoids (July 2003). "Municipios of Cuba". Retrieved 2007-10-06. 
  2. ^ a b Atenas.cu (2004). "2004 Population trends, by Province and Municipality" (in Spanish). Archived from the original on 2007-09-27. Retrieved 2007-10-06. 
  3. ^ (in Spanish) History of Primero de Enero (EcuRed)

External links[edit]

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