La Sierpe, Cuba

La Sierpe is a municipality and town in the Sancti Spíritus Province of Cuba. It is located in the south-eastern part of the province, 30 kilometres (19 mi) from Sancti Spiritus, the provincial capital.

La Sierpe
La Sierpe municipality (red) within Sancti Spíritus Province (yellow) and Cuba
La Sierpe municipality (red) within
Sancti Spíritus Province (yellow) and Cuba
Coordinates: 21°45′38″N 79°14′36″W / 21.76056°N 79.24333°W / 21.76056; -79.24333Coordinates: 21°45′38″N 79°14′36″W / 21.76056°N 79.24333°W / 21.76056; -79.24333
CountryCuba
ProvinceSancti Spíritus
Area
 • Total1,035 km2 (400 sq mi)
Elevation
35 m (115 ft)
Population
 (2004)[2]
 • Total16,937
 • Density16.4/km2 (42/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-5 (EST)
Area code(s)+53-41

GeographyEdit

It borders the Gulf of Ana Maria of the Caribbean Sea to the south and the province of Ciego de Ávila to the east.

DemographicsEdit

In 2004, the municipality of La Sierpe had a population of 16,937.[2] With a total area of 1,035 km2 (400 sq mi),[1] it has a population density of 16.4/km2 (42/sq mi).

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Statoids (July 2003). "Municipios of Cuba". Retrieved 2007-10-07.
  2. ^ a b Atenas.cu (2004). "2004 Population trends, by Province and Municipality" (in Spanish). Retrieved 2007-10-07.[dead link]

External linksEdit

  Media related to La Sierpe, Cuba at Wikimedia Commons