Puerto Padre

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Puerto Padre
Ceety o Mills
Puerto Padre is locatit in Cuba
Puerto Padre
Location o Puerto Padre in Cuba
Coordinates: 21°11′42″N 76°36′6″W / 21.19500°N 76.60167°W / 21.19500; -76.60167
Kintra Cuba
ProvinceLas Tunas
 • Total1,178 km2 (455 sq mi)
25 m (82 ft)
 • Tot93,705
 • Density79.5/km2 (206/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-5 (EST)
Aurie code(s)+53-31

Puerto Padre is a municipality an ceety in the Las Tunas Province o Cuba. It is locatit on the northren coastal region o the province, in an estuar (Estero El Espanolito) that opens intae the Puerto Padre Bay.

Kent popularly as the Ceety o Mills, Puerto Padre haes a history datin back intae the 16t century. In the mid-19t century, the ceety began its transformation frae a sma toun intae an industrial centre wi the construction o its first succarcane mill. The ceety played a lairge role in Cuba's wars o unthirldom, an the day is something o a tourist centre.

The municipality is dividit intae the barrios o Chaparra, Delicias, Estrada Palma, La Lima, La Yaya, Los Alfonsos, Maniabón, Norte, San Manuel, Santa María, Sur, Vedado an Yarey.[3]

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In 2004, the municipality o Puerto Padre haed a population o 93,705.[2] Wi a tot aurie o 1,178 km2 (455 sq mi),[1] it haes a population densitie o 79.5/km2 (206/sq mi).

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References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Statoids (2003). "Municipios of Cuba". Retrieved 2007-10-06. Unknown parameter |month= ignored (help)
  2. 2.0 2.1 Atenas.cu (2004). "2004 Population trends, by Province and Municipality". Archived frae the oreeginal on 2007-09-27. Retrieved 2007-10-06. (in Spaingie)
  3. Guije.com. "Puerto Padre". Retrieved 2007-10-06. (in Spaingie)