Remedios, Cuba

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(San Juan de los Remedios)
Iglesia Mayor in Remedios
Iglesia Mayor in Remedios
Remedios, Cuba is locatit in Cuba
Remedios, Cuba
Location o Remedios in Cuba
Coordinates: 22°29′32″N 79°32′45″W / 22.49222°N 79.54583°W / 22.49222; -79.54583
Kintra  Cuba
Province Villa Clara
Established 1513
 • Total 560 km2 (220 sq mi)
Elevation 25 m (82 ft)
Population (2004)[2]
 • Tot 46,482
 • Density 83.0/km2 (215/sq mi)
Time zone EST (UTC-5)
Aurie code(s) +53-42-39

Remedios (San Juan de los Remedios) is a ceety an municipality locatit 3 miles (4.8 km) frae the northren coast o Cuba, in the centre o the island. It is pairt o the province o Villa Clara. It wis declared a ceety bi Isabel II, Queen o Spain, when the island wis still a colony. Remedios is the Cradle o the Parrandas, possibly the Caribbean's lairgest an auldest traditional festivity.

Remedios is locatit aboot 4 oors awa bi bus frae Havana, aroond 50 minutes frae Santa Clara an thare is less than an oor frae thare tae beach resorts in the Santa Maria - Las Brujas cays baith situatit north o the province.

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Pedestrians in Remedios

In 2004, the municipality of Remedios had a population of 46,482.[2] With a total area of 560 km2 (220 sq mi),[1] it has a population density of 83.0/km2 (215/sq mi).

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