Havana Province

La Habana Province
Province
Symbol
Country  Cuba
Municipalities Artemisa, Mariel, Guanajay, Caimito, Bauta, San Antonio de los Baños, Bejucal, San José de las Lajas, Jaruco, Santa Cruz del Norte, Madruga, Nueva Paz, Güines, Melena del Sur, Quivicán, Alquízar, Batabanó, Cuba, Güira de Melena, San Nicolás de Bari
Capital Havana
Area 5,731.59 km2 (2,212.98 sq mi)
Population 722,045 (2004) [1]
Density 125.99 / km2 (326.31 / sq mi)
Timezone EST (UTC-5)
Area code +53-07
Location of Havana Province in Cuba
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Havana Province (Spanish: Provincia de la Habana) was one of the provinces of Cuba, prior to being divided into two new provinces of Artemisa and Mayabeque on January 1, 2011.[2] It had 711,066 people in the 2002 census.[3] The largest city was Artemisa (81,209).

Geography

La Habana Province bordered Pinar del Río, and Matanzas. It had coasts in the south and north and had dozens of towns and a few small cities which rank between the 20 and 40 largest of the island.

Economy

Much of the province's agriculture waes geared towards the production of food, primarily cattle, potatoes and fruit. Unlike much of Cuba, sugar and tobacco played only a small role in the province's economy. There was also much industrialization in the province, with numerous electricity plants and sugar mills.

Municipalities

Municipality Population
(2004)
Area
(km²)
Location Remarks
Alquizar 29,616 193 48|24|N|82|34|58|W| name=Alquizar

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Artemisa 81,209 690 48|49|N|82|45|48|W| name=Artemisa

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Batabanó 25,664 187 43|29|N|82|17|23|W| name=Batabanó

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Bauta 45,509 157 59|31|N|82|32|57|W| name=Bauta

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Bejucal 25,425 120 55|58|N|82|23|13|W| name=Bejucal

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Caimito 36,813 238 57|28|N|82|35|47|W| name=Caimito

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Guanajay 28,429 113 55|50|N|82|41|16|W| name=Guanajay

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Güines 68,951 445 50|52|N|82|01|25|W| name=Güines

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Güira de Melena 37,838 178 48|8|N|82|30|17|W| name=Güira de Melena

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Jaruco 25,658 276 02|34|N|82|00|33|W| name=Jaruco

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Madruga 30,640 464 54|59|N|81|51|25|W| name=Madruga

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Mariel 42,504 269 59|38|N|82|45|14|W| name=Mariel

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Melena del Sur 20,445 227 46|54|N|82|08|54|W| name=Melena del Sur

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Nueva Paz 24,277 515 45|48|N|81|45|29|W| name=Nueva Paz

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Quivicán 29,253 283 49|29|N|82|21|21|W| name=Quivicán

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San Antonio de los Baños 46,300 127 53|20|N|82|29|55|W| name=San Antonio de los

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San José de las Lajas 69,375 591 58|5|N|82|09|21|W| name=San José de las Lajas

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San Nicolás 21,563 242 46|55|N|81|54|24|W| name=San Nicolás

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Santa Cruz del Norte 32,576 376 09|21|N|81|55|35|W| name=Santa Cruz del Norte

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Sources: Population from 2004 Census;[1] Area from 1976 municipal re-adjustment[4]

Demographics

In 2004, the province of La Habana had a population of 722,045.[1] With a total area of 5,731.59 km2 (2,212.98 sq mi),[5] the province had a population density of 126.0 /km2 (326 /sq mi).

References

Cuba portal

External links

  • Provincia de La Habana (Spanish)

Coordinates: 22°45′N 82°10′W / 22.750°N 82.167°W / 22.750; -82.167 (La Habana Province)

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