Cruces, Cuba

Cruces (Spainish pronunciation: [ˈkɾuses]) is a municipality an toun in Cienfuegos Province, Cuba. It is the hame o the Mal Tiempo Naitional Pairk which commemorates a battle in the 1895 War o Unthirldom.

Cruces, Cuba is located in Cuba
Cruces, Cuba
Location o Cruces in Cuba
Coordinates: 22°20′31″N 80°16′34″W / 22.34194°N 80.27611°W / 22.34194; -80.27611
Kintra Cuba
 • Total198 km2 (76 sq mi)
95 m (312 ft)
 • Total32,139
 • Density162.3/km2 (420/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-5 (EST)
Area code(s)+53-432

The toun wis foondit in 1852 in a place kent as Sabana de Ibarra.[1] The railwey reaches the toun in 1855.

The municipality is dividit intae the barrios o Estrada Palma, Mal Tiempo, Marta an Monte Cristo. Thare wur 5 succar mills in the vicinity o Cruces, bi its traditional names: San Francisco, Andreita, Santa Catalina, Caracas an Hormiguero.[1]


In 2004, the municipality o Cruces haed a population o 32,139.[3] Wi a tot aurie o 198 km2 (76 sq mi),[2] it haes a population densitie o 162.3/km2 (420/sq mi).

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  1. a b c "Cruces". Retrieved 7 October 2007. (in Spaingie)
  2. a b Statoids (2003). "Municipios of Cuba". Retrieved 7 October 2007. Unknown parameter |month= ignored (help)
  3. a b (2004). "2004 Population trends, by Province and Municipality". Archived frae the original on 27 September 2007. Retrieved 7 October 2007. (in Spaingie)