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Güira de Melena
Municipality
Güira de Melena is located in Cuba
Güira de Melena
Location o Güira de Melena in Cuba
Coordinates: 22°48′7″N 82°30′17″W / 22.80194°N 82.50472°W / 22.80194; -82.50472
Kintra  Cuba
Province Artemisa
Foondit 1779[1]
Area[2]
 • Total 178 km2 (69 sq mi)
Elevation 20 m (70 ft)
Population (2004)[3]
 • Total 37,838
 • Density 212.6/km2 (551/sq mi)
Time zone EST (UTC-5)
Area code(s) +53-7

Güira de Melena is a municipality an ceety in the Artemisa Province syne 1 Januar 2011, afore it wis pairt o La Habana Province. Cuba. It is locatit on the soothren shore o the island, borderin the Bay o Batabanó an on the wast pairt o Cuba . It wis foondit in 1779.[1]

The toun is sooth o San Antonio de los Baños, wast o Quivicán an east o Alquízar.

The principal economic activities include agricultur, especially tobacco; the ceety haes cigar factories. Ither agricultural products are potatoes, bananas, pineapples an ither tropical fruits, an dairy products.

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In 2004, the municipality o Güira de Melena haed a population o 37,838.[3] Wi a total aurie o 178 km2 (69 sq mi),[2] it haes a population densitie o 212.6 /km2 (551 /sq mi).

The municipality is dividit intae the barrios o Gabriel, Cajio, Tumbadero, La Cachimba, Penalver, Pulguero, Guerrilla, Pekin an Corea.[4]

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References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Guije.com. "Güira de Melena". Retrieved 2007-10-07.  (Spainyie)
  2. 2.0 2.1 Statoids (July 2003). "Municipios of Cuba". 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)
  4. Template:Author=Elba Rosa Rodriguez (Spainyie)

Cronicas de Guira de Melena, Elba Rosa Rodriguez, 2011

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