Remedios, Cuba

Remedios (San Juan de los Remedios) is a ceety an municipality locatit 3 mile (4.8 km) frae the northren coast o Cuba, in the centre o the island. It is pairt o the province o Villa Clara. It wis declared a ceety bi Isabel II, Queen o Spain, when the island wis still a colony. Remedios is the Cradle o the Parrandas, possibly the Caribbean's lairgest an auldest traditional festivity.

Remedios

(San Juan de los Remedios)
Iglesia Mayor in Remedios
Iglesia Mayor in Remedios
Remedios, Cuba is located in Cuba
Remedios, Cuba
Location o Remedios in Cuba
Coordinates: 22°29′32″N 79°32′45″W / 22.49222°N 79.54583°W / 22.49222; -79.54583
Kintra Cuba
ProvinceVilla Clara
Established1513
Area
 • Total560 km2 (220 sq mi)
Elevation
25 m (82 ft)
Population
 (2004)[2]
 • Total46,482
 • Density83.0/km2 (215/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-5 (EST)
Area code(s)+53-42-39

Remedios is locatit aboot 4 oors awa bi bus frae Havana, aroond 50 minutes frae Santa Clara an thare is less nor an oor frae thare tae beach resorts in the Santa Maria - Las Brujas cays baith situatit north o the province.

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Pedestrians in Remedios

In 2004, the municipality of Remedios had a population of 46,482.[2] With a total area of 560 km2 (220 sq mi),[1] it has a population density of 83.0/km2 (215/sq mi).

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  1. a b Statoids (2003). "Municipios of Cuba". Retrieved 9 October 2007. Unknown parameter |month= ignored (help)
  2. a b Atenas.cu (2004). "2004 Population trends, by Province and Municipality". Archived frae the original on 27 September 2007. Retrieved 9 October 2007.Archived 2007-09-27 at the Wayback Machine (in Spaingie)