Bahia Honda, Cuba

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Bahía Honda
Municipality
Bahia Honda, Cuba is located in Cuba
Bahia Honda, Cuba
Location o Bahía Honda in Cuba
Coordinates: 22°54′23″N 83°09′50″W / 22.90639°N 83.16389°W / 22.90639; -83.16389
Kintra Banner o Cuba Cuba
Province Artemisa
Area[1]
 • Total 784 km2 (303 sq mi)
Elevation 25 m (82 ft)
Population (2004)[2]
 • Total 45,968
Time zone EST (UTC-5)
Area code(s) +53-82

Bahía Honda is a municipality an ceety in the Artemisa Province o Cuba. Afore 2011 belangit tae Pinar del Río Province. It is locatit on the northren shore o the island, in an inlet o the Florida Straits, 70 km (43 mi) wast o Havana. The sheltered bay that gives the name o the municipality contains an industrial port. It marks the eastren extend o the Colorados Airchipelago.

Bahía Honda wis ane o the naval bases leased tae the US unner the Platt Amendment, but abandoned some years later in turn for an expansion o the aurie leased aroond Guantánamo Bay.[3]

Demografics[eedit | eedit soorce]

In 2004, the municipality o Bahía Honda haed a population o 45,968.[2] Wi a total aurie o 784 km2 (303 sq mi),[1] it haes a population densitie o 58.6 /km2 (152 /sq mi).

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References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Statoids (July 2003). "Municipios of Cuba". Archived from the original on 12 October 2007. Retrieved 2007-10-07. 
  2. 2.0 2.1 Atenas.cu (2004). "2004 Population trends, by Province and Municipality". Archived from the original on 2007-09-27. Retrieved 2007-10-07.  (Spainyie)
  3. Navarro, José Cantón: History of Cuba, Havana, Cuba, 1998, p. 83