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Yateras municipality (red) within  Guantánamo Province (yellow) and Cuba
Yateras municipality (red) within
Guantánamo Province (yellow) and Cuba
Yateras is located in Cuba
Location of Yateras in Cuba
Coordinates: 20°21′0″N 74°55′28″W / 20.35000°N 74.92444°W / 20.35000; -74.92444Coordinates: 20°21′0″N 74°55′28″W / 20.35000°N 74.92444°W / 20.35000; -74.92444
Country  Cuba
Province Guantánamo
Seat Palenque
 • Total 664 km2 (256 sq mi)
Elevation 370 m (1,210 ft)
Population (2004)[2]
 • Total 20,358
 • Density 30.7/km2 (80/sq mi)
Time zone EST (UTC-5)
Area code(s) +53-21

Yateras is a municipality in the Guantánamo Province of Cuba. The municipal seat is located in the town of Palenque, in the northern part of the province. Alejandro de Humboldt National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site is partly located in this municipality.


The municipality is divided into the barrios of Casimbas, Casisey Abajo, Casisey Arriba, Guayabal, Palmar, Río Seco, San Andrés, Sigual and Yateras.[3] Jamaica, now seat of Manuel Tames municipality, was part of Yateras until the reform of 1976.


In 2004, the municipality of Yateras had a population of 20,358.[2] With a total area of 664 km2 (256 sq mi),[1] it has a population density of 30.7/km2 (80/sq mi).

International relations[edit]

Twin towns – Sister cities[edit]

Yateras is twinned with:

See also[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). Archived from the original on 2006-07-14. Retrieved 2007-10-05. 
  3. ^ Guije.com. "Yateras" (in Spanish). Retrieved 2007-10-05. 
  4. ^ "Boulder Sister City Program". City of Boulder, Colorado. Retrieved September 9, 2011. 

External links[edit]

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