Jobabo is a municipality and town in the Las Tunas Province of Cuba. It is located in the southern part of the province, 34 km (21 mi) south of Las Tunas, the provincial capital.

Jobabo
Jobabo municipality (red) within Las Tunas Province (yellow) and Cuba
Jobabo municipality (red) within
Las Tunas Province (yellow) and Cuba
Coordinates: 20°54′28″N 77°16′59″W / 20.90778°N 77.28306°W / 20.90778; -77.28306Coordinates: 20°54′28″N 77°16′59″W / 20.90778°N 77.28306°W / 20.90778; -77.28306
CountryCuba
ProvinceLas Tunas
Area
 • Total884 km2 (341 sq mi)
Elevation
50 m (160 ft)
Population
 (2004)[2]
 • Total49,403
 • Density55.9/km2 (145/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-5 (EST)
Area code(s)+53-31

OverviewEdit

Jobabo is named from the taino word jobabol, meaning "a place where many jobo trees grow".[3]

DemographicsEdit

In 2004, the municipality of Jobabo had a population of 49,403.[2] With a total area of 884 km2 (341 sq mi),[1] it has a population density of 55.9/km2 (145/sq mi).

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Statoids (July 2003). "Municipios of Cuba". Retrieved 2007-10-06.
  2. ^ a b Atenas.cu (2004). "2004 Population trends, by Province and Municipality" (in Spanish). Archived from the original on 2007-09-27. Retrieved 2007-10-06.
  3. ^ Periodico 26. "Jobabo". Archived from the original on 2007-06-23. Retrieved 2007-10-06.

External linksEdit

  Media related to Jobabo at Wikimedia Commons