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Victoria de Las Tunas
(Las Tunas)
Municipality
Las Tunas (ceety) is locatit in Cuba
Las Tunas (ceety)
Location o Victoria de Las Tunas in Cuba
Coordinates: 20°57′35″N 76°57′16″W / 20.95972°N 76.95444°W / 20.95972; -76.95444
Kintra  Cuba
Province Las Tunas
Establisht 1759[1]
Aurie[2]
 • Total 891 km2 (344 sq mi)
Elevation 92 m (302 ft)
Population (2004)[3]
 • Tot 171,957
 • Density 190/km2 (500/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Tunero/a
Time zone EST (UTC-5)
Postal code 75100-75500
Aurie code(s) +53 31

Las Tunas[2][4][5] is a ceety an municipality in central-eastren Cuba. It is the caipital o the Las Tunas Province an wis namit Victoria de Las Tunas frae 1869 tae 1976.[6]

Geografie[eedit | eedit soorce]

The municipality is dividit intae the barrios o Primero, Segundo, Antonio Machado, Arenas, Caisimú, Cauto del Paso, Cuaba, Curana, Dumañuecos, Ojo de Agua, Oriente, Palmarito, Playuelas an San José de la Plata.[1]

The ceety o Victoria de las Tunas is locatit in alang the Carretera Central (heich-gate), atween the ceeties o Camagüey, Holguín an Bayamo.

History[eedit | eedit soorce]

The ceety wis foondit in 1796 aroond the Pairish o San Jerónimo. In 1853, efter a Ryal Decree, it receivit the title o "ceety". In 1976, follaein the suppression o the Oriente Province an its split up, Las Tunas became the caipital o the new an homonym province.

Demografics[eedit | eedit soorce]

In 2004, the municipality o Victoria de Las Tunas haed a population o 187,438.[3] Wi a total aurie o 891 km2 (344 sq mi),[2] it haes a population densitie o 210.4/km2 (545/sq mi).

Climate[eedit | eedit soorce]

Climate data for Victoria de las Tunas, Cuba
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average heich °C (°F) 28
(82)
29
(84)
30
(86)
31
(88)
31
(88)
32
(90)
33
(91)
33
(91)
32
(90)
31
(88)
29
(84)
28
(82)
30.6
(87)
Average law °C (°F) 19
(66)
19
(66)
20
(68)
21
(70)
22
(72)
23
(73)
24
(75)
24
(75)
23
(73)
23
(73)
21
(70)
20
(68)
21.6
(70.8)
[citation needit]

See an aw[eedit | eedit soorce]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. 1.0 1.1 (in Spaingie) Guije.com. "Victoria de Las Tunas". Retrieved 2007-10-06. 
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Statoids (2003). "Municipios of Cuba". Retrieved 2007-10-06.  Unkent parameter |month= ignored (help)
  3. 3.0 3.1 (in Spaingie) Atenas.cu (2004). "2004 Population trends, by Province and Municipality". Archived frae the oreeginal on 2007-09-27. Retrieved 2007-10-06. 
  4. (in Spaingie) Historical site of the city of Las Tunas
  5. Source: Mapa de Carreteras de Cuba (Road map of Cuba). Ediciones GEO, Havana 2011 - ISBN 959-7049-21-X
  6. (in Spaingie) Las Tunas: origin and evoltion of the name (EcuRed)

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