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Jaruco
San Juan Bautista de Jaruco
Municipality
Jaruco is located in Cuba
Jaruco
Location o Jaruco in Cuba
Coordinates: 23°02′34″N 82°00′34″W / 23.04278°N 82.00944°W / 23.04278; -82.00944
Kintra  Cuba
Province Mayabeque
Foondit 1762[1]
Established 1931 (Municipality)
Area[2]
 • Total 276 km2 (107 sq mi)
Elevation 130 m (430 ft)
Population (2004)[3]
 • Total 25,658
 • Density 93.0/km2 (241/sq mi)
Time zone EST (UTC-5)
Area code(s) +53-47

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

The toun wis foondit in 1762 unner the name San Juan Bautista de Jaruco (Ciudad Condal de San Juan Bautista de Jaruco).[4] "Ajaruco" wis the pre-Columbie Taíno name o the dounset.[5]

In 1940, the municipality wis dividit intae the barrios o Arroyo Vuelto, Casiguas, Castilla, Ciudad de Jaruco, Don Martín, Escaleras de Jaruco, Bainoa, San Antonio de Río Blanco del Norte an Santa Ana.[1]

Efter 1959 this aurie wis groupit intae the Regional San José (wi the sma municipalities o Jaruco, San Antonio-Caraballo (umwhile pairt o pre 1959 Aguacate municipality), Bainoa, etc.) Later Jaruco wis the caipital o Regional Bainoa which includit the municipalities o Jaruco, Camilo Cenfuegos, Santa Cruz del Norte, Aguacate y Madruga.

Syne 1976, the Jaruco municipality includes: Jaruco, Caraballo, San Antonio de Rio Blanco del Norte, Bainoa, Casiguas, Vista Alegre, Escaleras de Jaruco (an its bonnie pairk inside the muntains), Castilla y Tumba Cuatro.

In 2009 the Benedictines being a Roman Catholic congregation stairtit tae erect an awn residence in Jaruco. The project failed in 2010 acause o lack o watter so that the Benedictines remained in their provisorial hoose in Havana (2011).

Demografics[eedit | eedit soorce]

In 2004, the municipality o Jaruco haed a population o 25,658.[3] Wi a total aurie o 276 km2 (107 sq mi),[2] it haes a population densitie o 93.0 /km2 (241 /sq mi).

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References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Guije.com. "Jaruco". 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. *Ignacio A, Ortiz-Bello. Jaruco, un aporte para su historia 1959
  5. The United Confederation of Taíno People. "Taíno Dictionary" (in Spanish). Archived from the original on 2007-10-16. Retrieved 2007-10-18.