Provinces of Cuba

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Provinces of Cuba_table_infobox_0

Provinces of Cuba

Provincias de Cuba (Spanish)Provinces of Cuba_header_cell_0_0_0

CategoryProvinces of Cuba_header_cell_0_1_0 Unitary stateProvinces of Cuba_cell_0_1_1
LocationProvinces of Cuba_header_cell_0_2_0 Republic of CubaProvinces of Cuba_cell_0_2_1
NumberProvinces of Cuba_header_cell_0_3_0 15 Provinces

1 Special MunicipalityProvinces of Cuba_cell_0_3_1

PopulationsProvinces of Cuba_header_cell_0_4_0 84,263 (Isla de la Juventud) – 2,154,454 (La Habana)Provinces of Cuba_cell_0_4_1
AreasProvinces of Cuba_header_cell_0_5_0 281.18 square miles (728.3 km) (Isla de la Juventud) – 5,951.31 square miles (15,413.8 km) (Camagüey Province)Provinces of Cuba_cell_0_5_1
GovernmentProvinces of Cuba_header_cell_0_6_0 Single Party GovernmentProvinces of Cuba_cell_0_6_1
SubdivisionsProvinces of Cuba_header_cell_0_7_0 MunicipalityProvinces of Cuba_cell_0_7_1

Administratively, Cuba is divided into 15 provinces and a special municipality that is not included in any province. Provinces of Cuba_sentence_0

The last modification was approved in August 2010 (by the Cuban National Assembly), splitting Havana province into two new provinces: Artemisa (which incorporates the three eastern municipalities of the neighbour Pinar del Río) and Mayabeque. Provinces of Cuba_sentence_1

The new provinces started functioning from January 1, 2011. Provinces of Cuba_sentence_2

Havana City Province (Ciudad de La Habana) recovered its original name: La Habana (Havana in English). Provinces of Cuba_sentence_3

List of provinces Provinces of Cuba_section_0

From west to east, Cuba's provinces are: Provinces of Cuba_sentence_4

Provinces of Cuba_ordered_list_0

  1. Pinar del RíoProvinces of Cuba_item_0_0
  2. ArtemisaProvinces of Cuba_item_0_1
  3. La HabanaProvinces of Cuba_item_0_2
  4. MayabequeProvinces of Cuba_item_0_3
  5. MatanzasProvinces of Cuba_item_0_4
  6. CienfuegosProvinces of Cuba_item_0_5
  7. Villa ClaraProvinces of Cuba_item_0_6
  8. Sancti SpíritusProvinces of Cuba_item_0_7
  9. Ciego de ÁvilaProvinces of Cuba_item_0_8
  10. CamagüeyProvinces of Cuba_item_0_9
  11. Las TunasProvinces of Cuba_item_0_10
  12. GranmaProvinces of Cuba_item_0_11
  13. HolguínProvinces of Cuba_item_0_12
  14. Santiago de CubaProvinces of Cuba_item_0_13
  15. GuantánamoProvinces of Cuba_item_0_14
  16. Isla de la Juventud ("special municipality")Provinces of Cuba_item_0_15

History Provinces of Cuba_section_1

The provinces were created in 1879 by the Spanish colonial government. Provinces of Cuba_sentence_5

From 1879 to 1976, Cuba was divided into 6 provinces, which maintained with little changes the same boundaries and capital cities, although with modifications in official names. Provinces of Cuba_sentence_6

These "historical" provinces are the following (from west to east): Provinces of Cuba_sentence_7

Provinces of Cuba_ordered_list_1

  1. Pinar del RíoProvinces of Cuba_item_1_16
  2. La Habana, included the city of Havana, current Mayabeque, some municipalities of current Artemisa Province (prior to 1970: 5 municipalities; from 1970 to 2011, 8 municipalities, including Artemisa city itself). Isla de Pinos ("Isle of Pines"), known as Isla de la Juventud ("Island of Youth") since the 1970s, was considered a "special municipality" in the Province of La Habana.Provinces of Cuba_item_1_17
  3. MatanzasProvinces of Cuba_item_1_18
  4. Las Villas (before 1940 named "Santa Clara"), contained the present-day provinces of Cienfuegos, Villa Clara, Sancti Spíritus, and Southern Matanzas Province.Provinces of Cuba_item_1_19
  5. Camagüey (before 1899 named "Puerto Príncipe"), contained the present-day provinces of Camagüey and Ciego de Ávila, as well as two municipalities of current Las Tunas Province (prior to 1970).Provinces of Cuba_item_1_20
  6. Oriente (before 1905 named "Santiago de Cuba"), contained the present-day provinces of Las Tunas, Granma, Holguín, Santiago de Cuba and GuantánamoProvinces of Cuba_item_1_21

Demographics Provinces of Cuba_section_2

Pop. Provinces of Cuba_sentence_8

= Population. Provinces of Cuba_sentence_9

Source: Cuba census 2002 Provinces of Cuba_sentence_10

Provinces of Cuba_table_general_1

ProvinceProvinces of Cuba_header_cell_1_0_0 CapitalProvinces of Cuba_header_cell_1_0_1 Pop. (2012)Provinces of Cuba_header_cell_1_0_2 Pop. (%)Provinces of Cuba_header_cell_1_0_3 Area (km²)Provinces of Cuba_header_cell_1_0_4 Area (%)Provinces of Cuba_header_cell_1_0_5 DensityProvinces of Cuba_header_cell_1_0_6
CamagüeyProvinces of Cuba_header_cell_1_1_0 CamagüeyProvinces of Cuba_cell_1_1_1 768,311Provinces of Cuba_cell_1_1_2 7.02Provinces of Cuba_cell_1_1_3 15,386.16Provinces of Cuba_cell_1_1_4 13.2Provinces of Cuba_cell_1_1_5 50.22Provinces of Cuba_cell_1_1_6
Ciego de ÁvilaProvinces of Cuba_header_cell_1_2_0 Ciego de ÁvilaProvinces of Cuba_cell_1_2_1 424,750Provinces of Cuba_cell_1_2_2 3.68Provinces of Cuba_cell_1_2_3 6,971.64Provinces of Cuba_cell_1_2_4 5.6Provinces of Cuba_cell_1_2_5 60.70Provinces of Cuba_cell_1_2_6
CienfuegosProvinces of Cuba_header_cell_1_3_0 CienfuegosProvinces of Cuba_cell_1_3_1 400,768Provinces of Cuba_cell_1_3_2 3.54Provinces of Cuba_cell_1_3_3 4,188.61Provinces of Cuba_cell_1_3_4 3.9Provinces of Cuba_cell_1_3_5 94.54Provinces of Cuba_cell_1_3_6
La HabanaProvinces of Cuba_header_cell_1_4_0 La Habana (Havana)Provinces of Cuba_cell_1_4_1 2,154,454Provinces of Cuba_cell_1_4_2 19.70Provinces of Cuba_cell_1_4_3 728.26Provinces of Cuba_cell_1_4_4 0.7Provinces of Cuba_cell_1_4_5 3,053.49Provinces of Cuba_cell_1_4_6
GranmaProvinces of Cuba_header_cell_1_5_0 BayamoProvinces of Cuba_cell_1_5_1 830,645Provinces of Cuba_cell_1_5_2 7.36Provinces of Cuba_cell_1_5_3 8,374.24Provinces of Cuba_cell_1_5_4 7.9Provinces of Cuba_cell_1_5_5 98.20Provinces of Cuba_cell_1_5_6
GuantánamoProvinces of Cuba_header_cell_1_6_0 GuantánamoProvinces of Cuba_cell_1_6_1 506,369Provinces of Cuba_cell_1_6_2 4.54Provinces of Cuba_cell_1_6_3 6,167.97Provinces of Cuba_cell_1_6_4 6.0Provinces of Cuba_cell_1_6_5 82.22Provinces of Cuba_cell_1_6_6
HolguínProvinces of Cuba_header_cell_1_7_0 HolguínProvinces of Cuba_cell_1_7_1 1,027,683Provinces of Cuba_cell_1_7_2 9.14Provinces of Cuba_cell_1_7_3 9,215.72Provinces of Cuba_cell_1_7_4 8.5Provinces of Cuba_cell_1_7_5 109.90Provinces of Cuba_cell_1_7_6
Isla de la JuventudProvinces of Cuba_header_cell_1_8_0 Nueva GeronaProvinces of Cuba_cell_1_8_1 84,263Provinces of Cuba_cell_1_8_2 0.77Provinces of Cuba_cell_1_8_3 2,419.27Provinces of Cuba_cell_1_8_4 2.1Provinces of Cuba_cell_1_8_5 35.78Provinces of Cuba_cell_1_8_6
ArtemisaProvinces of Cuba_header_cell_1_9_0 ArtemisaProvinces of Cuba_cell_1_9_1 487,339Provinces of Cuba_cell_1_9_2 4.49Provinces of Cuba_cell_1_9_3 4,003.24Provinces of Cuba_cell_1_9_4 3.75Provinces of Cuba_cell_1_9_5 125.5Provinces of Cuba_cell_1_9_6
Las TunasProvinces of Cuba_header_cell_1_10_0 Las TunasProvinces of Cuba_cell_1_10_1 525,729Provinces of Cuba_cell_1_10_2 4.70Provinces of Cuba_cell_1_10_3 6,592.66Provinces of Cuba_cell_1_10_4 6.0Provinces of Cuba_cell_1_10_5 79.77Provinces of Cuba_cell_1_10_6
MatanzasProvinces of Cuba_header_cell_1_11_0 MatanzasProvinces of Cuba_cell_1_11_1 679,314Provinces of Cuba_cell_1_11_2 6.00Provinces of Cuba_cell_1_11_3 11,791.82Provinces of Cuba_cell_1_11_4 10.0Provinces of Cuba_cell_1_11_5 56.80Provinces of Cuba_cell_1_11_6
MayabequeProvinces of Cuba_header_cell_1_12_0 San José de las LajasProvinces of Cuba_cell_1_12_1 371,198Provinces of Cuba_cell_1_12_2 3.41Provinces of Cuba_cell_1_12_3 3,743.81Provinces of Cuba_cell_1_12_4 3.49Provinces of Cuba_cell_1_12_5 102.2Provinces of Cuba_cell_1_12_6
Pinar del RíoProvinces of Cuba_header_cell_1_13_0 Pinar del RíoProvinces of Cuba_cell_1_13_1 585,452Provinces of Cuba_cell_1_13_2 5.32Provinces of Cuba_cell_1_13_3 8,883.74Provinces of Cuba_cell_1_13_4 8.32Provinces of Cuba_cell_1_13_5 67.00Provinces of Cuba_cell_1_13_6
Sancti SpíritusProvinces of Cuba_header_cell_1_14_0 Sancti SpíritusProvinces of Cuba_cell_1_14_1 462,114Provinces of Cuba_cell_1_14_2 4.12Provinces of Cuba_cell_1_14_3 6,777.28Provinces of Cuba_cell_1_14_4 6.3Provinces of Cuba_cell_1_14_5 68.33Provinces of Cuba_cell_1_14_6
Santiago de CubaProvinces of Cuba_header_cell_1_15_0 Santiago de CubaProvinces of Cuba_cell_1_15_1 1,053,837Provinces of Cuba_cell_1_15_2 9.27Provinces of Cuba_cell_1_15_3 6,227.78Provinces of Cuba_cell_1_15_4 5.9Provinces of Cuba_cell_1_15_5 168.32Provinces of Cuba_cell_1_15_6
Villa ClaraProvinces of Cuba_header_cell_1_16_0 Santa ClaraProvinces of Cuba_cell_1_16_1 783,708Provinces of Cuba_cell_1_16_2 7.31Provinces of Cuba_cell_1_16_3 8,441.81Provinces of Cuba_cell_1_16_4 7.6Provinces of Cuba_cell_1_16_5 97.17Provinces of Cuba_cell_1_16_6
CubaProvinces of Cuba_header_cell_1_17_0 La HabanaProvinces of Cuba_cell_1_17_1 11,163,934Provinces of Cuba_cell_1_17_2 Provinces of Cuba_cell_1_17_3 109,884.01Provinces of Cuba_cell_1_17_4 Provinces of Cuba_cell_1_17_5 101.72Provinces of Cuba_cell_1_17_6

Presidents of the People's Power Provincial Assemblies Provinces of Cuba_section_3

Presidents of the Provincial Assemblies of People's Power in each province in the country (local governments). Provinces of Cuba_sentence_11

Provinces of Cuba_table_general_2

ProvinceProvinces of Cuba_header_cell_2_0_0 President of the Provincial AssemblyProvinces of Cuba_header_cell_2_0_1
CamagüeyProvinces of Cuba_header_cell_2_1_0 Jesús Arturo García CollazoProvinces of Cuba_cell_2_1_1
Ciego de ÁvilaProvinces of Cuba_header_cell_2_2_0 Agustín Gregorio Arza PascualProvinces of Cuba_cell_2_2_1
CienfuegosProvinces of Cuba_header_cell_2_3_0 Rolando Díaz GonzálezProvinces of Cuba_cell_2_3_1
La HabanaProvinces of Cuba_header_cell_2_4_0 Marta Hernández RomeroProvinces of Cuba_cell_2_4_1
GranmaProvinces of Cuba_header_cell_2_5_0 Jesús Antonio Infante LópezProvinces of Cuba_cell_2_5_1
GuantánamoProvinces of Cuba_header_cell_2_6_0 Luis Fernando Navarro FernándezProvinces of Cuba_cell_2_6_1
HolguínProvinces of Cuba_header_cell_2_7_0 Alberto Olivera FisProvinces of Cuba_cell_2_7_1
Isla de la JuventudProvinces of Cuba_header_cell_2_8_0 Roberto Unger PérezProvinces of Cuba_cell_2_8_1
MayabequeProvinces of Cuba_header_cell_2_9_0 Armando Cuellar DomínguezProvinces of Cuba_cell_2_9_1
ArtemisaProvinces of Cuba_header_cell_2_10_0 Raúl Rodríguez CartayaProvinces of Cuba_cell_2_10_1
Las TunasProvinces of Cuba_header_cell_2_11_0 Víctor Luis Rodríguez CarballosaProvinces of Cuba_cell_2_11_1
MatanzasProvinces of Cuba_header_cell_2_12_0 Nilo Tomás Díaz FundoraProvinces of Cuba_cell_2_12_1
Pinar del RíoProvinces of Cuba_header_cell_2_13_0 Vidal Pérez BañosProvinces of Cuba_cell_2_13_1
Sancti SpíritusProvinces of Cuba_header_cell_2_14_0 Fidel Pérez LuzbertProvinces of Cuba_cell_2_14_1
Santiago de CubaProvinces of Cuba_header_cell_2_15_0 Rolando Yero GarcíaProvinces of Cuba_cell_2_15_1
Villa ClaraProvinces of Cuba_header_cell_2_16_0 Alexander Rodriguez RosadaProvinces of Cuba_cell_2_16_1

See also Provinces of Cuba_section_4

Provinces of Cuba_unordered_list_2

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