Puerto Padre

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Puerto Padre
Municipality
Coat of arms of Puerto Padre
Coat of arms
Nickname(s): Ceety o Mills
Puerto Padre is located in Cuba
Puerto Padre
Location o Puerto Padre in Cuba
Coordinates: 21°11′42″N 76°36′6″W / 21.19500°N 76.60167°W / 21.19500; -76.60167
Kintra  Cuba
Province Las Tunas
Establisht 1541
Area[1]
 • Total 1,178 km2 (455 sq mi)
Elevation 25 m (82 ft)
Population (2004)[2]
 • Total 93,705
 • Density 79.5/km2 (206/sq mi)
Time zone EST (UTC-5)
Area code(s) +53-31

Puerto Padre is a municipality an ceety in the Las Tunas Province o Cuba. It is locatit on the northren coastal region o the province, in an estuar (Estero El Espanolito) that opens intae the Puerto Padre Bay.

Kent popularly as the Ceety o Mills, Puerto Padre haes a history datin back intae the 16t century. In the mid-19t century, the ceety began its transformation frae a sma toun intae an industrial centre wi the construction o its first sugarcane mill. The ceety played a lairge role in Cuba's wars o unthirldom, an the day is something o a tourist centre.

The municipality is dividit intae the barrios o Chaparra, Delicias, Estrada Palma, La Lima, La Yaya, Los Alfonsos, Maniabón, Norte, San Manuel, Santa María, Sur, Vedado an Yarey.[3]

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In 2004, the municipality o Puerto Padre haed a population o 93,705.[2] Wi a total aurie o 1,178 km2 (455 sq mi),[1] it haes a population densitie o 79.5 /km2 (206 /sq mi).

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References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Statoids (July 2003). "Municipios of Cuba". Retrieved 2007-10-06. 
  2. 2.0 2.1 Atenas.cu (2004). "2004 Population trends, by Province and Municipality". Archived from the original on 2007-09-27. Retrieved 2007-10-06.  (Spainyie)
  3. Guije.com. "Puerto Padre". Retrieved 2007-10-06.  (Spainyie)