Guanajay

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Guanajay
Guanajay is located in Cuba
Guanajay
Location o Guanajay in Cuba
Coordinates: 22°55′50″N 82°41′17″W / 22.93056°N 82.68806°W / 22.93056; -82.68806
Kintra Cuba
ProvinceArtemisa
Foondit1781
Area
 • Total113 km2 (44 sq mi)
Elevation
110 m (360 ft)
Population
 (2004)[2]
 • Total28,429
 • Density251.6/km2 (652/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-5 (EST)
Area code(s)+53-7

Guanajay is a toun an municipality in Artemisa Province in wastren Cuba, locatit aboot 36 mile (58 km) soothwast o Havana. The toun lees amang hills an haes an excellent climate; in colonial times it wis an acclimatization station for newly-arrivit truips frae Spain. It later became weel kent as a heal resort. It wis foondit in 1650. It wis pairt o the province o Pinar del Río till efter the Cuban Revolution.

The kintra surroondin Guanajay is a fertile succarcane an tobacco region, an historically it haes been an important distributin pynt in the commerce o the wastren end o the island. Guanajay wis an auncient pueblo o considerable size an importance as early as the end o the 18t century.

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In 2004, the municipality o Guanajay haed a population o 28,429.[2] Wi a tot aurie o 113 km2 (44 sq mi),[1] it haes a population densitie o 251.6/km2 (652/sq mi).

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  1. a b Statoids (2003). "Municipios of Cuba". Retrieved 7 October 2007. Unknown parameter |month= ignored (help)
  2. a b Atenas.cu (2004). "2004 Population trends, by Province and Municipality". Archived frae the original on 27 September 2007. Retrieved 7 October 2007. (in Spaingie)
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