Guanajay

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Guanajay
Municipality
Guanajay is located in Cuba
Guanajay
Location o Guanajay in Cuba
Coordinates: 22°55′50″N 82°41′17″W / 22.93056°N 82.68806°W / 22.93056; -82.68806
Kintra  Cuba
Province Artemisa
Foondit 1781
Area[1]
 • Total 113 km2 (44 sq mi)
Elevation 110 m (360 ft)
Population (2004)[2]
 • Total 28,429
 • Density 251.6/km2 (652/sq mi)
Time zone EST (UTC-5)
Area code(s) +53-7

Guanajay is a toun an municipality in Artemisa Province in wastren Cuba, locatit aboot 36 miles (58 km) soothwast o Havana. The toun lees amang hills an haes an excellent climate; in colonial times it wis an acclimatization station for newly-arrivit truips frae Spain. It later became well kent as a health resort. It wis foondit in 1650. It wis pairt o the province o Pinar del Río till efter the Cuban Revolution.

The kintra surroondin Guanajay is a fertile sugarcane an tobacco region, an historically it haes been an important distributin point in the commerce o the wastren end o the island. Guanajay wis an auncient pueblo o considerable size an importance as early as the end o the 18t century.

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In 2004, the municipality o Guanajay haed a population o 28,429.[2] Wi a total aurie o 113 km2 (44 sq mi),[1] it haes a population densitie o 251.6 /km2 (652 /sq mi).

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References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Statoids (July 2003). "Municipios of Cuba". Retrieved 2007-10-07. 
  2. 2.0 2.1 Atenas.cu (2004). "2004 Population trends, by Province and Municipality". Retrieved 2007-10-07.  (Spainyie)