San Luis, Santiago de Cuba

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San Luis
Municipality
San Luis, Santiago de Cuba is located in Cuba
San Luis, Santiago de Cuba
Location o San Luis in Cuba
Coordinates: 20°11′17″N 75°50′55″W / 20.18806°N 75.84861°W / 20.18806; -75.84861
Kintra Banner o Cuba Cuba
Province Santiago de Cuba
Established 1827[1]
Area
 • Total 498 km2 (192 sq mi)
Elevation 200 m (700 ft)
Population (2004)[2]
 • Total 88,496
 • Density 177.7/km2 (460/sq mi)
Time zone EST (UTC-5)
Area code(s) +53-226

San Luis is a toun an municipality in the Santiago de Cuba Province o Cuba. It is locatit 19 km (12 mi) north o Santiago de Cuba.

History[eedit | eedit soorce]

The ceety wis foondit in 1827 on the location o a ranch. Arrival o the railroad acceleratit its development. San Luis achievit municipality status on 19 August 1898.

Demografics[eedit | eedit soorce]

In 2004, the municipality o San Luis haed a population o 88,496.[2] Wi a total aurie o 498 km2 (192 sq mi), it has a population densitie o 177.7 /km2 (460 /sq mi).

The municipality is dividit intae the barrios o Dos Caminos, La Luz, Majaguabo, Monte Dos Leguas, Norte an Sur.[1]

Economy[eedit | eedit soorce]

  • It is a railroad junction
  • Agriculture: processin an tradin o sugarcane, coffee, fruit, coffee roastin
  • Stock raisin
  • Mining: manganese deposits
  • Industry: sugar mills Rafael Reyes (NNE) an Paquito Rosales (NE) are locatit nearbi

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Guije.com. "San Luis". Retrieved 2007-10-05.  (Spainyie)
  2. 2.0 2.1 Santiago.cu (2006). "Municipalities of Santiago de Cuba". Retrieved 2007-10-05.  (Spainyie)