San Luis, Santiago de Cuba

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San Luis
Kintra  Cuba
Province Santiago de Cuba
Established 1827[1]
 • Total 498 km2 (192 sq mi)
Elevation 200 m (700 ft)
Population (2004)[2]
 • Tot 88,496
 • Density 177.7/km2 (460/sq mi)
Time zone EST (UTC-5)
Aurie code(s) +53-226

San Luis is a toun an municipality in the Santiago de Cuba Province o Cuba. It is locatit 19 km (12 mi) north o Santiago de Cuba.

History[eedit | eedit soorce]

The ceety wis foondit in 1827 on the location o a ranch. Arrival o the railwey acceleratit its development. San Luis achievit municipality status on 19 August 1898.

Demografics[eedit | eedit soorce]

In 2004, the municipality o San Luis haed a population o 88,496.[2] Wi a tot aurie o 498 km2 (192 sq mi), it haes a population densitie o 177.7/km2 (460/sq mi).

The municipality is dividit intae the barrios o Dos Caminos, La Luz, Majaguabo, Monte Dos Leguas, Norte an Sur.[1]

Economy[eedit | eedit soorce]

  • It is a railwey junction
  • Agriculture: processin an tradin o succarcane, coffee, fruit, coffee roastin
  • Stock raisin
  • Mining: manganese deposits
  • Industry: succar mills Rafael Reyes (NNE) an Paquito Rosales (NE) are locatit nearbi

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "San Luis". Retrieved 2007-10-05.  (Spaingie)
  2. 2.0 2.1 (2006). "Municipalities of Santiago de Cuba". Retrieved 2007-10-05.  (Spaingie)