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Martí is a toun an municipality in north-eastren section o Cuba's Matanzas Province.

Martí
Martí, Cuba is locatit in Cuba
Martí, Cuba
Location o Martí in Cuba
Coordinates: 22°57′8″N 80°55′0″W / 22.95222°N 80.91667°W / 22.95222; -80.91667
Kintra Cuba
ProvinceMatanzas
Foundit1835 (Hato Nuevo)[1]
Established1879
Area
 • Total1,070 km2 (410 sq mi)
Elevation
20 m (70 ft)
Population
 (2004)[3]
 • Tot23,475
 • Density21.9/km2 (57/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-5 (EST)
Aurie code(s)+53-56

GeografieEedit

The municipality is dividit intae the barrios o Guamutas, Lacret, La Teja, Martí, Máximo Gómez, Motembo an Río de la Palma.[1]

It is locatit on the north-central coast o Cuba, an includes the lagoons Inglés, Bibanasí an Majagüillar, aw extensions o the Bay o Santa Clara (Bahia de Santa Clara). Its territory is crossed bi the rivers La Palma, Júcaro an San Manuel.

HistoryEedit

The toun wis foondit in 1835 unner the name Hato Nuevo[1] on the location o the Bibanosí ranch. On 24 December 1898 the name wis chyngit tae Martí, in honour o unthirldom hero José Martí.

DemograficsEedit

In 2004, the municipality o Martí haed a population o 23,475.[3] Wi a total aurie o 1,070 km2 (410 sq mi),[2] it haes a population densitie o 21.9/km2 (57/sq mi).

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ReferencesEedit

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Guije.com. "Martí". Retrieved 2007-10-07. (in Spaingie)
  2. 2.0 2.1 Statoids (2003). "Municipios of Cuba". Retrieved 2007-10-07. Unknown parameter |month= ignored (help)
  3. 3.0 3.1 Atenas.cu (2004). "2004 Population trends, by Province and Municipality". Archived frae the oreeginal on 2007-09-27. Retrieved 2007-10-07. (in Spaingie)