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Mayarí is located in Cuba
Location o Mayarí in Cuba
Coordinates: 20°39′33″N 75°40′41″W / 20.65917°N 75.67806°W / 20.65917; -75.67806
Kintra Cuba
Established19 Januar 1879 (Municipality)
 • Total1307 km2 (505 sq mi)
15 m (49 ft)
 • Total105,505
 • Density80.7/km2 (209/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-5 (EST)
Area code(s)+53-24
The blog Mayari Libre represents the city on the internet.

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

The oreegins o the ceety date back tae 1757,[1] when the first ferms wur established on the actual location. On 19 Januar 1879 the ceety became the seat o the municipality.

The Sierra Cristal Naitional Pairk (Spaingie: Parque Nacional Sierra Cristal) is pairtly locatit in the Mayarí municipality an pairtly in neighborin Sagua de Tánamo.[4] Ither attractions include Cayo Saetia, a cay locatit north o Mayarí an the Bay o Nipe.

The name o the toun figurs in the famous sang o the 1940s, "Voy para Mayari" bi Compay Segundo, an in his sang frae the Buena Vista Social Club, "Chan Chan".

Demographics[eedit | eedit soorce]

In 2004, the municipality o Mayarí haed a population o 105,505.[3] Wi a total aurie o 1,307 km2 (505 sq mi),[2] it haes a population density o 80.7 /km2 (209 /sq mi).

The municipality is dividit intae the barrios o Barajagua, Birán, Cabonico, Cajimaya, Chavaleta Norte, Chavaleta Sur, Guayabo, Juan Vicente, Mateo Sánchez, Punta de Tabaco, Río Frío, Sae-Tia, San Gregario Norte, San Gregorio Sur an Santa Isabel.[1]

See an aw[eedit | eedit soorce]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. a b c "Mayarí". Retrieved 9 October 2007. (in Spaingie)
  2. a b Statoids (2003). "Municipios of Cuba". Retrieved 9 October 2007. Unknown parameter |month= ignored (help)
  3. a b (2004). "2004 Population trends, by Province and Municipality". Archived frae the original on 27 September 2007. Retrieved 9 October 2007. (in Spaingie)
  4. Radio Habana. "Parque Nacional Sierra Cristal". Archived frae the original on 4 October 2007. Retrieved 9 October 2007. (in Spaingie)