Primero de Enero
|Primero de Enero
Primero de Enero municipality (red) within
Ciego de Ávila Province (yellow) and Cuba
|Province||Ciego de Ávila|
|• Total||713 km2 (275 sq mi)|
|Elevation||20 m (70 ft)|
|• Density||39.0/km2 (101/sq mi)|
|Time zone||EST (UTC-5)|
Primero de Enero is a municipality and town in the Ciego de Ávila Province of Cuba. Originally named Violeta, its name means "1st of January" in Spanish, and is referred to the final day (in 1959) of Cuban Revolution.
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.
- Statoids (July 2003). "Municipios of Cuba". Retrieved 2007-10-06.
- Atenas.cu (2004). "2004 Population trends, by Province and Municipality" (in Spanish). Archived from the original on 2007-09-27. Retrieved 2007-10-06.
- (in Spanish) History of Primero de Enero (EcuRed)
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