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Maisí is a municipality and town in the Guantánamo Province of Cuba. Its administrative seat is located in the town of La Máquina.

Maisí
Maisí south coast Guantanamo province 002.jpg
Maisí municipality (red) within Guantánamo Province (yellow) and Cuba
Maisí municipality (red) within
Guantánamo Province (yellow) and Cuba
Coordinates: 20°14′35″N 74°9′22″W / 20.24306°N 74.15611°W / 20.24306; -74.15611Coordinates: 20°14′35″N 74°9′22″W / 20.24306°N 74.15611°W / 20.24306; -74.15611
CountryCuba
ProvinceGuantánamo
SeatLa Máquina
Area
 • Total525 km2 (203 sq mi)
Elevation
25 m (82 ft)
Population
 (2004)[2]
 • Total28,276
 • Density53.9/km2 (140/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-5 (EST)
Area code(s)+53-21

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GeographyEdit

The easternmost point of Cuba, Punta Maisí (called "Baitiquiri"[3] by the Taino in pre-colonial times) is located in this municipality.

DemographicsEdit

In 2004, the municipality of Maisí had a population of 28,276.[2] With a total area of 525 km2 (203 sq mi),[1] it has a population density of 53.9/km2 (140/sq mi).

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Statoids. "Municipios of Cuba". Retrieved 2007-10-05.
  2. ^ a b Atenas.cu (2004). "2004 Population trends, by Province and Municipality" (in Spanish). Archived from the original on 2007-09-27. Retrieved 2007-10-05.
  3. ^ Taino-Tribe.org. "Taino Dictionary" (in Spanish). Retrieved 2007-10-18.

External linksEdit

  Media related to Maisí at Wikimedia Commons