Municipio of Guáimaro, Cuba

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Municipio of Guáimaro

The municipio of Guáimaro is one of the nine municipios in the province of Camagüey, Cuba. It is located to the east of the province. This municipio covers a surface of 1,698 square kilometers. It borders on the north with the Municipio of Nuevitas; to the east with Oriente province; to the south the Gulf of Guacanayabo in the Caribbean Sea; to the west with the municipios of Santa Cruz del Sur and Camagüey.

Note: A "municipio" (plural: municipios) is the first political division of the provinces in Cuba. It is similar, in many ways, to the county or parish in which a state is divided in the United States.

Map of the Municipio of Guáimaro in Camagüey province in 1940.
Municipio of Guáimaro in Camagüey province

Population: The population of this municipio in 1953 was 31,381 persons.

Population of the Municipio of Guáimaro
Census 1943 1931 1919 1907
Population 21,871 17,543 9,759 4,570

In Guáimaro, Camagüey, Cuba. Photo 2004.
In the city of Guáimaro
Photo cortesy of Sr. Carlos García Mayedo

Barrios: The "barrios" (singular: barrio) are similar to the electoral districs in which a county is divided in the United Sates.

The barrios of Guáimaro in 1943 were: Camaniguán, Elia, Galbis, Guáimaro, Palo Seco, Pilar and Tetuán.

Population of the barrios in the Municipio of Guáimaro
Barrio 1943 1931 1919
Camaniguán 1,794 1,551 ---
Elia 6,584 5,672 ---
Galbis 1,514 953 ---
Guáimaro 4,351 3,473 ---
Palo Seco 1,707 1,693 ---
Pilar 3,586 2,183 ---
Tetuán 2,335 2,018 ---

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