Cifuentes, Cuba

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Cifuentes
Municipality
Cifuentes municipality (red) within  Villa Clara Province (yellow) and Cuba
Cifuentes municipality (red) within
Villa Clara Province (yellow) and Cuba
Cifuentes, Cuba is located in Cuba
Cifuentes, Cuba
Location of Cifuentes in Cuba
Coordinates: 22°37′15″N 80°03′58″W / 22.62083°N 80.06611°W / 22.62083; -80.06611Coordinates: 22°37′15″N 80°03′58″W / 22.62083°N 80.06611°W / 22.62083; -80.06611
Country Cuba
ProvinceVilla Clara
Founded1819[1]
Established1919 (Municipality)
Area[2]
 • Total512 km2 (198 sq mi)
Elevation65 m (213 ft)
Population (2004)[3]
 • Total28,850
 • Density56/km2 (150/sq mi)
Time zoneEST (UTC-5)
Area code(s)+53-422
 
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Cifuentes
Municipality
Cifuentes municipality (red) within  Villa Clara Province (yellow) and Cuba
Cifuentes municipality (red) within
Villa Clara Province (yellow) and Cuba
Cifuentes, Cuba is located in Cuba
Cifuentes, Cuba
Location of Cifuentes in Cuba
Coordinates: 22°37′15″N 80°03′58″W / 22.62083°N 80.06611°W / 22.62083; -80.06611Coordinates: 22°37′15″N 80°03′58″W / 22.62083°N 80.06611°W / 22.62083; -80.06611
Country Cuba
ProvinceVilla Clara
Founded1819[1]
Established1919 (Municipality)
Area[2]
 • Total512 km2 (198 sq mi)
Elevation65 m (213 ft)
Population (2004)[3]
 • Total28,850
 • Density56/km2 (150/sq mi)
Time zoneEST (UTC-5)
Area code(s)+53-422

Cifuentes (Spanish pronunciation: [siˈfwentes]) is a municipality and town in the Villa Clara Province of Cuba founded in 1819[1] and established as a municipality in 1919.

Demographics[edit]

In 2009 the municipality of Cifuentes had a population of 28,850, having dropped from 41,789 in 1976.[3] With a total area of 512 km2 (198 sq mi),[2] it had a population density of 56 /km2 (150 /sq mi).

The municipality is divided into the barrios of Alacrán, Amaro, Barro, Cabecera Norte, Cabecera Sur, Este, Oeste and Sitio Grande.[1]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Guije.com. "Cifuentes". Retrieved 2007-10-09.  (Spanish)
  2. ^ a b Statoids (July 2003). "Municipios of Cuba". Retrieved 2007-10-09. 
  3. ^ a b "Población de Cuba, Provincias y Municipios 1976-2009 Edición 2010". 2010. Retrieved 2010-09-01.  (Spanish)

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