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Matanzas Province
Province o Cuba
Kintra Cuba
Caipital Matanzas
Area[1]
 • Total 11,798.02 km2 (4,555.24 sq mi)
Population (2010-12-31)[1]
 • Total 690,113
 • Density 58/km2 (150/sq mi)
Time zone EST (UTC-5)
Area code(s) +53-52
Website Provincial portal

Matanzas is ane o the provinces o Cuba. Major touns in the province include Cárdenas, Colón, Jovellanos an the caipital o the same name, Matanzas. The resort toun o Varadero is locatit in this province an aw.

O Cuba's provinces, Matanzas is ane o the maist industrialisit, wi petroleum wells, refineries, supertanker facilities, an 21 sugar mills tae process the harvests o the fields o sugarcane in the province.

Municipalities[eedit | eedit soorce]

Municipality Population
(2004)
Aurie
(km²)
Location Remarks
Calimete &1000000000002973600000029,736 &10000000000000958000000958 22°32′2″N 80°54′35″W / 22.53389°N 80.90972°W / 22.53389; -80.90972 (Calimete)
Cárdenas &10000000000103087000000103,087 &10000000000000566000000566 23°02′34″N 81°12′13″W / 23.04278°N 81.20361°W / 23.04278; -81.20361 (Cárdenas)
Cienaga de Zapata &100000000000087500000008,750 &100000000000043200000004,320 22°17′17″N 81°11′51″W / 22.28806°N 81.19750°W / 22.28806; -81.19750 (Playa Larga) Playa Larga
Colón &1000000000007157900000071,579 &10000000000000597000000597 22°43′21″N 80°54′23″W / 22.72250°N 80.90639°W / 22.72250; -80.90639 (Colón)
Jagüey Grande &1000000000005777100000057,771 &10000000000000882000000882 22°31′46″N 81°07′57″W / 22.52944°N 81.13250°W / 22.52944; -81.13250 (Jagüey Grande)
Jovellanos &1000000000005868500000058,685 &10000000000000505000000505 22°48′38″N 81°11′52″W / 22.81056°N 81.19778°W / 22.81056; -81.19778 (Jovellanos)
Limonar &1000000000002542100000025,421 &10000000000000449000000449 22°57′22″N 81°24′31″W / 22.95611°N 81.40861°W / 22.95611; -81.40861 (Limonar)
Los Arabos &1000000000002570200000025,702 &10000000000000762000000762 22°44′24″N 80°42′57″W / 22.74000°N 80.71583°W / 22.74000; -80.71583 (Los Arabos)
Martí &1000000000002347500000023,475 &100000000000010700000001,070 22°57′9″N 80°55′0″W / 22.95250°N 80.91667°W / 22.95250; -80.91667 (Martí)
Matanzas &10000000000143706000000143,706 &10000000000000317000000317 23°03′5″N 81°34′30″W / 23.05139°N 81.57500°W / 23.05139; -81.57500 (Matanzas) Province capital
Pedro Betancourt &1000000000003221800000032,218 &10000000000000388000000388 22°43′50″N 81°17′27″W / 22.73056°N 81.29083°W / 22.73056; -81.29083 (Pedro Betancourt)
Perico &1000000000003114700000031,147 &10000000000000278000000278 22°46′31″N 81°00′54″W / 22.77528°N 81.01500°W / 22.77528; -81.01500 (Perico)
Unión de Reyes &1000000000004002200000040,022 &10000000000000856000000856 22°48′2″N 81°32′13″W / 22.80056°N 81.53694°W / 22.80056; -81.53694 (Unión de Reyes)

Source: Population from 2004 Census.[2] Area from 1976 municipal re-distribution.[3]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Lugar que ocupa el territorio según la superficie y la población". Una MIRADA a Cuba (in Spanish). Oficina Nacional de Estadísticas. Cuba. 2010. 
  2. Atenas.cu (2004). "2004 Population trends, by Province and Municipality". Archived from the original on 2007-09-27. Retrieved 2007-10-06.  (Spainyie)
  3. Statoids (July 2003). "Municipios of Cuba". Retrieved 2007-10-06. 

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