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Matanzas Province
Province o Cuba
Matanzas in Cuba.svg
Kintra Cuba
Caipital Matanzas
Aurie[1]
 • Tot 11,798.02 km2 (4,555.24 sq mi)
Population (2010-12-31)[1]
 • Tot 690,113
 • Density 58/km2 (150/sq mi)
Time zone EST (UTC-5)
Aurie code(s) +53-52
Wabsteid 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 succar mills tae process the harvests o the fields o succarcane in the province.

Municipalities[eedit | eedit soorce]

Municipality Population
(2004)
Aurie
(km²)
Location Remarks
Calimete 29,736 958 22°32′2″N 80°54′35″W / 22.53389°N 80.90972°W / 22.53389; -80.90972 (Calimete)
Cárdenas 103,087 566 23°02′34″N 81°12′13″W / 23.04278°N 81.20361°W / 23.04278; -81.20361 (Cárdenas)
Cienaga de Zapata 8,750 4,320 22°17′17″N 81°11′51″W / 22.28806°N 81.19750°W / 22.28806; -81.19750 (Playa Larga) Playa Larga
Colón 71,579 597 22°43′21″N 80°54′23″W / 22.72250°N 80.90639°W / 22.72250; -80.90639 (Colón)
Jagüey Grande 57,771 882 22°31′46″N 81°07′57″W / 22.52944°N 81.13250°W / 22.52944; -81.13250 (Jagüey Grande)
Jovellanos 58,685 505 22°48′38″N 81°11′52″W / 22.81056°N 81.19778°W / 22.81056; -81.19778 (Jovellanos)
Limonar 25,421 449 22°57′22″N 81°24′31″W / 22.95611°N 81.40861°W / 22.95611; -81.40861 (Limonar)
Los Arabos 25,702 762 22°44′24″N 80°42′57″W / 22.74000°N 80.71583°W / 22.74000; -80.71583 (Los Arabos)
Martí 23,475 1,070 22°57′9″N 80°55′0″W / 22.95250°N 80.91667°W / 22.95250; -80.91667 (Martí)
Matanzas 143,706 317 23°03′5″N 81°34′30″W / 23.05139°N 81.57500°W / 23.05139; -81.57500 (Matanzas) Province capital
Pedro Betancourt 32,218 388 22°43′50″N 81°17′27″W / 22.73056°N 81.29083°W / 22.73056; -81.29083 (Pedro Betancourt)
Perico 31,147 278 22°46′31″N 81°00′54″W / 22.77528°N 81.01500°W / 22.77528; -81.01500 (Perico)
Unión de Reyes 40,022 856 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" (PDF). Una MIRADA a Cuba (in Spanish). Oficina Nacional de Estadísticas. Cuba. 2010. 
  2. Atenas.cu (2004). "2004 Population trends, by Province and Municipality". Archived frae the oreeginal on 2007-09-27. Retrieved 2007-10-06.  (Spaingie)
  3. Statoids (2003). "Municipios of Cuba". Retrieved 2007-10-06.  Unknown parameter |month= ignored (help)

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