Perico, Cuba

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This airticle is aboot the ceety in Cuba. For ither uisses, see Perico.
Perico, Cuba is locatit in Cuba
Perico, Cuba
Location o Perico in Cuba
Coordinates: 22°46′31″N 81°00′55″W / 22.77528°N 81.01528°W / 22.77528; -81.01528
Kintra  Cuba
Province Matanzas
Foondit 1874[1]
Established 1879
 • Total 278 km2 (107 sq mi)
Elevation 35 m (115 ft)
Population (2004)[3]
 • Tot 31,147
 • Density 112.0/km2 (290/sq mi)
Time zone EST (UTC-5)
Aurie code(s) +53-52

Perico is a municipality an ceety in the Matanzas Province o Cuba. It is locatit sooth o Marti, north o Colón an east o Jovellanos.

The municipality is dividit intae the barrios o Altamisal, Norte, Quintana, Roque, Sur an Tinguaro.[1]

It wis foondit in 1874[1] near a garrison o the Spainyie colonial ceevil guard. The name wis chyngit in 1885 tae Miguel de Cervantes, then restored tae Perico in 1899.

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In 2004, the municipality o Perico haed a population o 31,147.[3] Wi a tot aurie o 278 km2 (107 sq mi),[2] it haes a population densitie o 112.0/km2 (290/sq mi).

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  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 "Perico". Retrieved 2007-10-07.  (in Spaingie)
  2. 2.0 2.1 Statoids (2003). "Municipios of Cuba". Retrieved 2007-10-07.  Unkent parameter |month= ignored (help)
  3. 3.0 3.1 (2004). "2004 Population trends, by Province and Municipality". Archived frae the oreeginal on 2007-09-27. Retrieved 2007-10-07.  (in Spaingie)
  4. "Prisoners of conscience: 71 longing for freedom". Amnesty International. 18 March 2005. Retrieved 25 July 2012.