Los Palacios (Spanish pronunciation: [los paˈlasjos]) is a municipality and town in the Pinar del Río Province of Cuba. It was founded in 1760.[1]

Los Palacios
Los Palacios municipality (red) within Pinar del Río Province (yellow) and Cuba
Los Palacios municipality (red) within
Pinar del Río Province (yellow) and Cuba
Coordinates: 22°34′56″N 83°14′56″W / 22.58222°N 83.24889°W / 22.58222; -83.24889Coordinates: 22°34′56″N 83°14′56″W / 22.58222°N 83.24889°W / 22.58222; -83.24889
CountryCuba
ProvincePinar del Río
Founded1760[1]
Established1879
Area
 • Total786 km2 (303 sq mi)
Elevation
45 m (148 ft)
Population
 (2005)[3]
 • Total38,950
 • Density1,879/km2 (4,870/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-5 (EST)
Area code(s)+53-82

GeographyEdit

The municipality is divided into the barrios of Limones, Macurijes, Paso Real, Santa Mónica, Santo Domingo, Sierra and Urbano.[1]

Los Palacios Municipal Museum is located in the 21st street.

DemographicsEdit

In 2004, the municipality of Los Palacios had a population of 38,950.[3] With a total area of 786 km2 (303 sq mi),[2] it has a population density of 49.6/km2 (128/sq mi).

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c Guije.com. "Los Palacios" (in Spanish). Retrieved 2007-10-07.
  2. ^ a b Statoids (July 2003). "Municipios of Cuba". Retrieved 2007-10-07.
  3. ^ a b Atenas.cu (2004). "2004 Population trends, by Province and Municipality" (in Spanish). Archived from the original on 2007-09-27. Retrieved 2007-10-07.

External linksEdit

  Media related to Los Palacios at Wikimedia Commons