Sagua de Tánamo

Sagua de Tánamo (Spanish pronunciation: [ˈsaɣwa ðe ˈtamano]) is a municipality and town in the Holguín Province of Cuba.

Sagua de Tánamo
A gas station in Sagua de Tánamo
A gas station in Sagua de Tánamo
Sagua de Tánamo municipality (red) within Holguín Province (yellow) and Cuba
Sagua de Tánamo municipality (red) within
Holguín Province (yellow) and Cuba
Coordinates: 20°35′9″N 75°14′30″W / 20.58583°N 75.24167°W / 20.58583; -75.24167Coordinates: 20°35′9″N 75°14′30″W / 20.58583°N 75.24167°W / 20.58583; -75.24167
CountryCuba
ProvinceHolguín
Established1804[1]
Area
 • Total704 km2 (272 sq mi)
Elevation
10 m (30 ft)
Population
 (2004)[3]
 • Total52,013
 • Density73.9/km2 (191/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-5 (EST)
Area code(s)+53-24

OverviewEdit

The Sierra Cristal National Park (Spanish: Parque Nacional Sierra Cristal) is partly located in the Sagua de Tánamo municipality and partly in neighboring Mayarí.[4]

The municipality is divided into the barrios of Barrederas, Bazán, Cananovas, Catalina, Esterón, Juan Díaz, Miguel, Pueblo, Sitio and Zabala.[1] Carpintero, la Rosa, Rio Grande, La Guira, Naranjo.

DemographicsEdit

In 2004, the municipality of Sagua de Tánamo had a population of 52,013.[3] With a total area of 704 km2 (272 sq mi),[2] it has a population density of 73.9/km2 (191/sq mi).

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Guije.com. "Sagua de Tánamo" (in Spanish). Retrieved 2007-10-05. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ a b Statoids. "Municipios of Cuba". Retrieved 2007-10-05. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. ^ 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.
  4. ^ Radio Habana. "Parque Nacional Sierra Cristal" (in Spanish). Archived from the original on October 4, 2007. Retrieved 2007-10-09.

External linksEdit

  Media related to Sagua de Tánamo at Wikimedia Commons