Camaguey Province

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Capital Camaguey
surface 15,386.16 km²
Residents 771.905 (2012)
Population density 50.2 inhabitants / km²
ISO code CU-09

Camagüey is a province in central Cuba . Its capital is the city of the same name, Camagüey . In the province, which consists mainly of lowlands, sugar production and cattle breeding are the most economically important branches of industry in the province.


The Camagüey Province has a total area of ​​15,386.16 km². In the north the Atlantic forms the natural border, in the east the province of Las Tunas . The Caribbean joins in the south, the province of Ciego de Ávila in the west.

Both coasts are bordered by offshore archipelagos , the Jardines del Rey in the north and the Jardines de la Reina in the south.

Administrative division

The province of Camagüey is divided into 13 municipalities . With the exception of Sierra de Cubitas, the administrative headquarters are located in the cities of the same name.

Municipio (administrative seat) Area in km² (2010) Population (2010) Inhabitants per km² (2010)
Camagüey (Camagüey) 1,098.58 323,442 294.4
Carlos Manuel de Céspedes (Carlos Manuel de Céspedes) 664.13 24,310 36.6
Esmeralda (Esmeralda) 1,905.82 31,109 16.3
Florida (Florida) 1,743.78 71,314 40.9
Guáimaro (Guáimaro) 1,286.03 42,824 33.3
Jimaguayú (Jimaguayú) 783.43 21,706 27.7
Minas (Minas) 1,056.33 37,683 35.7
Najasa (Najasa) 885.32 16.003 18.1
Nuevitas (Nuevitas) 1,372.32 57,643 42.0
Santa Cruz del Sur (Santa Cruz del Sur) 1,237.84 49,745 40.2
Sibanicú (Sibanicú) 745.11 31,557 42.4
Sierra de Cubitas ( Cubitas ) 566.38 19,494 34.4
Vertientes (Vertientes) 2,041.09 53,768 26.3
total 15,386.16 780.598 50.7

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