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Mayarí
Municipality
Mayarí is located in Cuba
Mayarí
Location o Mayarí in Cuba
Coordinates: 20°39′33″N 75°40′41″W / 20.65917°N 75.67806°W / 20.65917; -75.67806
Kintra Banner o Cuba Cuba
Province Holguín
Foondit 1757[1]
Established 19 Januar 1879 (Municipality)
Area[2]
 • Total 1,307 km2 (505 sq mi)
Elevation 15 m (49 ft)
Population (2004)[3]
 • Total 105,505
 • Density 80.7/km2 (209/sq mi)
Time zone EST (UTC-5)
Area code(s) +53-24
The blog Mayari Libre at:www.mayarilibre.com represents the city on the internet.

Mayarí is a municipality an ceety in the Holguín Province o Cuba.

The oreegins o the ceety date back tae 1757,[1] when the first ferms wur established on the actual location. On 19 Januar 1879 the ceety became the seat o the municipality.

The Sierra Cristal Naitional Pairk (Spainyie: Parque Nacional Sierra Cristal) is pairtly locatit in the Mayarí municipality an pairtly in neighborin Sagua de Tánamo.[4] Ither attractions include Cayo Saetia, a cay locatit north o Mayarí an the Bay o Nipe.

The name o the toun figurs in the famous sang o the 1940s, "Voy para Mayari" bi Compay Segundo, an in his sang frae the Buena Vista Social Club, "Chan Chan".

Demographics[eedit | eedit soorce]

In 2004, the municipality o Mayarí haed a population o 105,505.[3] Wi a total aurie o 1,307 km2 (505 sq mi),[2] it haes a population density o 80.7 /km2 (209 /sq mi).

The municipality is dividit intae the barrios o Barajagua, Birán, Cabonico, Cajimaya, Chavaleta Norte, Chavaleta Sur, Guayabo, Juan Vicente, Mateo Sánchez, Punta de Tabaco, Río Frío, Sae-Tia, San Gregario Norte, San Gregorio Sur an Santa Isabel.[1]

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References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Guije.com. "Mayarí". Retrieved 2007-10-09.  (Spainyie)
  2. 2.0 2.1 Statoids (July 2003). "Municipios of Cuba". Retrieved 2007-10-09. 
  3. 3.0 3.1 Atenas.cu (2004). "2004 Population trends, by Province and Municipality". Archived from the original on 2007-09-27. Retrieved 2007-10-09.  (Spainyie)
  4. Radio Habana. "Parque Nacional Sierra Cristal". Archived from the original on 2007-10-04. Retrieved 2007-10-09.  (Spainyie)