Alquízar

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Alquízar
Municipality
Alquízar is located in Cuba
Alquízar
Location o Alquízar in Cuba
Coordinates: 22°48′24″N 82°34′58″W / 22.80667°N 82.58278°W / 22.80667; -82.58278
Kintra  Cuba
Province Artemisa
Foondit 1879[1]
Established 1 Januar 1879
Area[2]
 • Total 193 km2 (75 sq mi)
Elevation 25 m (82 ft)
Population (2004)[3]
 • Total 29,616
 • Density 153.5/km2 (398/sq mi)
Time zone EST (UTC-5)
Area code(s) +53-7

Alquízar is a municipality an ceety in the Artemisa Province o Cuba.

The toun is locatit in the sooth-wast corner o the province, sooth-wast o San Antonio de los Baños an wast o Güira de Melena.

The settlement wis first mentioned in 1616, as a coffee plantation awned bi Don Sancho de Alquízar, who gives the name o the commonty. In 1826, a garrison wis established here,[1] an it wis incorporatit in 1879.

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In 2004, the municipality o Alquízar haed a population o 29,616.[3] Wi a total aurie o 193 km2 (75 sq mi),[2] it haes a population densitie o 153.5 /km2 (398 /sq mi).

The municipality is dividit intae the barrios o Guanímar, La Paz, Pueblo (caipital), San Andrés an Tumbadero.[1]

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References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Guije.com. "Alquízar". Archived from the original on 12 October 2007. Retrieved 2007-10-07.  (Spainyie)
  2. 2.0 2.1 Statoids (July 2003). "Municipios of Cuba". Archived from the original on 12 October 2007. Retrieved 2007-10-07. 
  3. 3.0 3.1 Atenas.cu (2004). "2004 Population trends, by Province and Municipality". Archived from the original on 2007-09-27. Retrieved 2007-10-07.  (Spainyie)