Rafael Freyre

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Rafael Freyre
Municipality
Train on the land of Rafael Freyre's  sugar cane factory
Train on the land of Rafael Freyre's sugar cane factory
Rafael Freyre municipality (red) within  Holguín Province (yellow) and Cuba
Rafael Freyre municipality (red) within
Holguín Province (yellow) and Cuba
Rafael Freyre is located in Cuba
Rafael Freyre
Location of Rafael Freyre in Cuba
Coordinates: 21°01′41″N 75°59′47″W / 21.02806°N 75.99639°W / 21.02806; -75.99639Coordinates: 21°01′41″N 75°59′47″W / 21.02806°N 75.99639°W / 21.02806; -75.99639
Country  Cuba
Province Holguín
Area[1]
 • Total 620 km2 (240 sq mi)
Elevation 25 m (82 ft)
Population (2004)[2]
 • Total 50,080
 • Density 80.8/km2 (209/sq mi)
Time zone EST (UTC-5)
Area code(s) +53-24

Rafael Freyre is a municipality and town in the Holguín Province of Cuba.

Overview[edit]

The main municipal settlement (Rafael Freyre itself) developed around the sugar cane factory "Central Santa Lucía".[3]

Some of its most popular destinations are the north coast beaches such as Playa Guardalavaca and Guardalavaca, which are both natural white sand beaches in the bordering municipality of Banes.

In a small village called "Bariay" on the north coast there is a monument that marks the arrival of Christopher Columbus.

Demographics[edit]

In 2004, the municipality of Rafael Freyre had a population of 50,080.[2] With a total area of 620 km2 (240 sq mi),[1] it has a population density of 80.8/km2 (209/sq mi).

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Statoids. "Municipios of Cuba". Retrieved 2007-10-05. 
  2. ^ a b Atenas.cu (2004). "2004 Population trends, by Province and Municipality" (in Spanish). Retrieved 2007-10-05. 
  3. ^ MatK2 (2008). "Sugar Mill" (in Spanish). Retrieved 2009-10-12. 

External links[edit]

Media related to Rafael Freyre at Wikimedia Commons