Esmeralda, Cuba

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Esmeralda
Esmeralda municipality (red) within Camagüey Province (yellow) and Cuba
Esmeralda municipality (red) within
Camagüey Province (yellow) and Cuba
Coordinates: 21°51′22″N 78°06′41″W / 21.85611°N 78.11139°W / 21.85611; -78.11139Coordinates: 21°51′22″N 78°06′41″W / 21.85611°N 78.11139°W / 21.85611; -78.11139
CountryCuba
ProvinceCamagüey
Established1928[1]
Area
 • Total1,480 km2 (570 sq mi)
Elevation
35 m (115 ft)
Population
 (2004)[3]
 • Total29,953
 • Density1,230/km2 (3,200/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-5 (EST)
Area code(s)+53-322
ClimateAw

Esmeralda is a municipality and town in the Camagüey Province of Cuba.

Geography[edit]

The municipality is divided into the barrios of Brasil (also known as Jaronú),[4] Caonao, Guanaja, Quemado and Tabor.[1]

Cayo Romano, one of the cays of Jardines del Rey archipelago is located north of Esmeralda, across the Bay of la Jiguey (Bahia de Jiguey).

Demographics[edit]

In 2004, the municipality of Esmeralda had a population of 29,953.[3] With a total area of 1,480 km2 (570 sq mi),[2] it has a population density of 1,230/km2 (3,200/sq mi).

Economy[edit]

The economy is based on crops of sugarcane, coconuts, pineapple, oranges and tobacco.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Guije.com. "Esmeralda" (in Spanish). Retrieved 2007-10-05.
  2. ^ a b Statoids. "Municipios of Cuba". Retrieved 2007-10-05.
  3. ^ a b Atenas.cu (2004). "2004 Population trends, by Province and Municipality" (in Spanish). Archived from the original on 2006-07-14. Retrieved 2007-10-05.
  4. ^ ‹See Tfd›(in Spanish) Brasil on EcuRed

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