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Banes, Cuba

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Banes, Cuba is located in Cuba
Banes, Cuba
Location o Banes in Cuba
Coordinates: 20°58′11″N 75°42′42″W / 20.96972°N 75.71167°W / 20.96972; -75.71167
Kintra Cuba
 • Total781 km2 (302 sq mi)
100 m (300 ft)
 • Total81,274
 • Density104.1/km2 (270/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-5 (EST)
Area code(s)+53-24

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

The name comes frae the inhabitants Taino leid wird Bani, meanin "glen".[4]


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In 2004, the municipality o Banes haed a population o 81,274.[3] Wi a total aurie o 781 km2 (302 sq mi),[2] it haes a population density o 104.1 /km2 (270 /sq mi).

The municipality is dividit intae the barrios o Angeles, Berros, Cañadón, Durruthy, Este, Flores, Macabi, Mulas, nuevo Banes ,Oeste, Retrete, Río Seco, Samá (includes Guardalavaca), Marcané, Veguitas an Yaguajay.[1]

Fulgencio Batista wis born in the ceety o Banes.

Hurricane Ike made landfaw here as a Category 4 hurricane on the fore-nicht o September 7, 2008, causin great losses o property.

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  1. a b Guije.com. "Banes" (in Spanish). Retrieved 5 October 2007.CS1 maint: unrecognised leid (link)
  2. a b Statoids. "Municipios of Cuba". Retrieved 5 October 2007.
  3. a b Atenas.cu (2004). "2004 Population trends, by Province and Municipality" (in Spanish). Archived frae the original on 27 September 2007. Retrieved 5 October 2007.CS1 maint: unrecognised leid (link)
  4. Taino-Tribe.org. "Taino Dictionary" (in Spanish). Retrieved 18 October 2007.CS1 maint: unrecognised leid (link)