San Luis, Pinar del Río

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San Luis
Municipality
The Paseo Juana Romero
The Paseo Juana Romero
San Luis municipality (red) within  Pinar del Río Province (yellow) and Cuba
San Luis municipality (red) within
Pinar del Río Province (yellow) and Cuba
San Luis, Pinar del Río is located in Cuba
San Luis, Pinar del Río
Location of San Luis in Cuba
Coordinates: 22°16′58″N 83°46′5″W / 22.28278°N 83.76806°W / 22.28278; -83.76806Coordinates: 22°16′58″N 83°46′5″W / 22.28278°N 83.76806°W / 22.28278; -83.76806
Country  Cuba
Province Pinar del Río
Founded 1827[1]
Established 1879
Area[2]
 • Total 765 km2 (295 sq mi)
Elevation 25 m (82 ft)
Population (2004)[3]
 • Total 34,085
 • Density 1,879/km2 (4,870/sq mi)
Time zone EST (UTC-5)
Area code(s) +53-82

San Luis is a municipality and town in the Pinar del Río Province of Cuba. It is centered mainly on agriculture (tobacco, rice, fruit crops), stock raising.

Overview[edit]

The municipality is divided into the barrios of Barbacoa,El Retiro,El corojo, Santa Maria, Buenavista, Barrigonas, Llanadas, Palizada, San Luis and Tirado.[1]

It was founded in 1827,[1] and established as a municipality in 1879, when it split from San Juan y Martínez.

Demographics[edit]

In 2004, the municipality of San Luis had a population of 34,085.[3] With a total area of 765 km2 (295 sq mi),[2] it has a population density of 44.6/km2 (116/sq mi).

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Guije.com. "San Luis" (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". Archived from the original on September 27, 2007. Retrieved 2007-10-07.  (Spanish)

External links[edit]

  • Media related to San Luis at Wikimedia Commons