Batabanó, Cuba

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Batabanó
Municipality
Batabanó, Cuba is located in Cuba
Batabanó, Cuba
Location o Batabanó in Cuba
Coordinates: 22°41′55″N 82°17′38″W / 22.69861°N 82.29389°W / 22.69861; -82.29389
Kintra  Cuba
Province Mayabeque
Foondit 1688[1]
Established 1898 (Municipality)
Area[2]
 • Total 187 km2 (72 sq mi)
Elevation 5 m (16 ft)
Population (2004)[3]
 • Total 25,664
 • Density 137.2/km2 (355/sq mi)
Time zone EST (UTC-5)
Area code(s) +53-7

Batabanó is a municipality an ceety in the Mayabeque Province o Cuba.

The municipality is crossed bi a nummer o smaw rivers, amang them Río Guanabo, Río San Felipe, Río Pacheco, Río San Juan an Río Santa Gertrudis. A marina is locatit in the port o Batabano (Surgidero de Batabanó). This port is datit back tae the 16t century an functioned as the sooth port o Havana for the coastline navigation tae ither Cuban ceeties afore the railroad connectit aw the kintra in the 19t century. Nouadays is the main port for the communication tae Isla de la Juventud an Cayo Largo del Sur wi ferryboat an passenger regular services, as well as, an important fishin port.

The Batabano cays, developit in the sea sooth o the commonty are pairt o the Canarreos Airchipelago.

Batabanó wis foondit in 1688.[1]

Demografics[eedit | eedit soorce]

In 2004, the municipality o Batabanó haed a population o 25,664.[3] Wi a total aurie o 187 km2 (72 sq mi),[2] it haes a population densitie o 137.2 /km2 (355 /sq mi).

The municipality is dividit intae the barrios o Pueblo de Batabanó, Surgidero, Camacho, Pozo Redondo, La Julia an Sopapo.[1]

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References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Guije.com. "Batabanó". Archived from the original on 13 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)