Antilla, Cuba

Antilla is a municipality and town in Holguín Province of Cuba. It was founded in 1907 as a railroad terminal and port town.

Antilla
Antilla municipality (red) within Holguín Province (yellow) and Cuba
Antilla municipality (red) within
Holguín Province (yellow) and Cuba
Coordinates: 20°50′28″N 75°43′14″W / 20.84111°N 75.72056°W / 20.84111; -75.72056Coordinates: 20°50′28″N 75°43′14″W / 20.84111°N 75.72056°W / 20.84111; -75.72056
CountryCuba
ProvinceHolguín
Established1907
Area
 • Total101 km2 (39 sq mi)
Elevation
5 m (16 ft)
Population
 (2004)[2]
 • Total12,542
 • Density115.3/km2 (299/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-5 (EST)
Area code(s)+53-24
WebsiteMunicipality website

GeographyEdit

It is located on the north-eastern shore of Cuba, on a peninsula between the Gulf of Nipe and Banes Bay. The municipality covers 101 km² and contains the communities of Bijarú, Canalito, Cortaderas, Deleite, Este Cabecera, Los Novillos, Oeste Cabecera, San Jerónimo and Sao de los Hidalgos.

DemographicsEdit

In 2004, the municipality of Antilla had a population of 12,542.[2] With a total area of 101 km2 (39 sq mi),[1] it has a population density of 115.3/km2 (299/sq mi).

Notable peopleEdit

  • Pablo Ferro (1935–2018), Cuban-American graphic designer and film titles designer

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Statoids. "Municipios of Cuba". Retrieved 2007-10-05. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ 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. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)

External linksEdit

  Media related to Antilla, Cuba at Wikimedia Commons