Quivicán

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Quivicán
The "Glorieta" bandstand
The "Glorieta" bandstand
Flag of Quivicán
Flag
Coat of arms of Quivicán
Coat of arms
Quivicán municipality (red) within Mayabeque Province (yellow) and Cuba
Quivicán municipality (red) within
Mayabeque Province (yellow) and Cuba
Coordinates: 22°49′29″N 82°21′21″W / 22.82472°N 82.35583°W / 22.82472; -82.35583Coordinates: 22°49′29″N 82°21′21″W / 22.82472°N 82.35583°W / 22.82472; -82.35583
CountryCuba
ProvinceMayabeque
Founded1700[1]
Established1919 (Municipality)
Area
 • Total283 km2 (109 sq mi)
Elevation
50 m (160 ft)
Population
 (2004)[3]
 • Total29,253
 • Density103.4/km2 (268/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-5 (EST)
Area code(s)+53-7

Quivicán is a town and municipality in Mayabeque Province of Cuba. It is located in the south west of the province, bordering the Gulf of Batabanó. The name is of Taino origin (spelled Quibicán).[4] It was founded in 1700.[1]

Geography[edit]

The municipality is divided into the barrios of Quivican Pueblo, La Salud, San Felipe, Pablo Noriega, San Agustín, Guiro Boñingal, Güiro Marrero, Santa Mónica, Aguacate and Fajardo.[1]

Demographics[edit]

In 2004, the municipality of Quivicán had a population of 29,253.[3] With a total area of 283 km2 (109 sq mi),[2] it has a population density of 103.4/km2 (268/sq mi).

Notable people[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Guije.com. "Quivicán" (in Spanish). Retrieved 2007-10-07.
  2. ^ a b Statoids (July 2003). "Municipios of Cuba". Retrieved 2007-10-07.
  3. ^ 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.
  4. ^ United Confederation of Taíno People. "Taíno Dictionary" (in Spanish). Archived from the original on 2007-10-16. Retrieved 2007-10-18.

External links[edit]

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