Sierra de los Órganos

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Sierra de los Órganos
Vinales vue mogotes.jpg
View of the mogotes of Viñales Valley
Highest point
Elevation617 metres (2,024 ft)
Coordinates22°37′0″N 83°43′0″W / 22.61667°N 83.71667°W / 22.61667; -83.71667
Geography
Sierra de los Órganos is located in Cuba
Sierra de los Órganos
Location of Sierra de los Órganos in Cuba
CountryCuba
ProvincePinar del Río
Range coordinates22°37′0″N 83°43′0″W / 22.61667°N 83.71667°W / 22.61667; -83.71667Coordinates: 22°37′0″N 83°43′0″W / 22.61667°N 83.71667°W / 22.61667; -83.71667

Sierra de los Órganos is a mountain range in the province of Pinar del Río, western Cuba.[1] Along with the Sierra del Rosario, it is part of the Guaniguanico mountain range.[2]

Geography[edit]

The Sierra is the western part of Guaniguanico and spans from Guane to San Diego River, in the municipality of Los Palacios.[2] The other municipalities including the range are Mantua, San Juan y Martínez, Minas de Matahambre, Viñales, Pinar del Río, Consolación del Sur and La Palma.[3][4]

Landmarks[edit]

In the middle of the Sierra de los Órganos is located the Viñales Valley,[5][2] a natural reserve and World Heritage Site. In the east it is the protected area of Mil Cumbres,[6] located almost entirely in the Sierra del Rosario.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Info on hicuba.com
  2. ^ a b c (in Spanish) Sierra de los Órganos on EcuRed
  3. ^ 4774782 (x a j h) Sierra de los Órganos (northwest) on OpenStreetMap
  4. ^ 1620846 (x a j h) Sierra de los Órganos (southeast) on OpenStreetMap
  5. ^ "Viñales National Park on the Guaniguanico Mountain Range" (Cuba Naturaleza website)
  6. ^ (in Spanish) Mil Cumbres on EcuRed

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