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Municipio of Santiago de las Vegas
The Municipio of Santiago de las Vegas is one of the twenty six municipios in the province of Havana, Cuba. This municipio covers a surface of 83 square kilometers. To the north it borders with the Municipio of Havana; to the east with San Antonio de las Vegas; To the south with Bejucal; and to the west with Bauta and Marianao.
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.
|Santiago Apóstol church in Santiago de las Vegas|
Population: The population of this municipio in 1953 was 32,891 persons.
Population of the Municipio of Santiago de las Vegas
Jurisdiction: In 1940 the Municipio of Santiago de las Vegas was part of the judicial party and the fiscal district of Bejucal.
|Municipio of Santiago de las Vegas in the province of Havana|
Barrios: The “barrios” (singular: barrio) are similar to the electoral districs in which a county is divided in the United Sates.
The barrios of Santiago de las Vegas in 1943 were: Aguada del Cura, Calabazar, Doña María, General Peraza, Norte, Rincón and Sur.
Aguada del Cura: Includes the town of Aguada del Cura.
Calabazar: Includes the town of Calabazar.
Doña María: It is located two kilometers from the city of Santiago de las Vegas.
General Peraza: Was called Rancho Boyeros. It is located three kilometers from the city of Santiago de las Vegas. Includes the town of General Peraza or Rancho Boyeros.
Norte: Part of the city of Santiago de las Vegas.
Rincón: It is located one kilometers from the city of Santiago de las Vegas. Includes the town of Rincón.
Sur: Part of the city of Santiago de las Vegas.
Population of the barrios in the Municipio of Santiago de las Vegas
| Aguada del Cura
| Doña María
| General Peraza
|Monument to Juan Delgado in the park of his name in Santiago de las Vegas|