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Las Tunas Province
Location of Las Tunas Province in Cuba
Location of Las Tunas Province in Cuba
Country Flag of Cuba Cuba
Capital Victoria de Las Tunas
Area 6,587.75 km² (2,544 mi²)
Population 529,850 (2004)
Density 80.4 /km² (208 /mi²)
Time zone EST (UTC-5)
Area code +53-31

Las Tunas is one of the provinces of Cuba. Major towns include Puerto Padre and Amancio, as well as the capital, Victoria de Las Tunas (sometimes known as Las Tunas, or even just Tuna). Image File history File links Size of this preview: 800 × 306 pixelsFull resolution (1068 × 409 pixel, file size: 178 KB, MIME type: image/png) Location of Las Tunas Province, Cuba File historyClick on a date/time to view the file as it appeared at that time. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Cuba. ... Victoria de las Tunas is a city in central-eastern Cuba. ... Square kilometre (U.S. spelling: square kilometer), symbol km², is a decimal multiple of SI unit of surface area square metre, one of the SI derived units. ... A square mile is an English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ... Square kilometre (U.S. spelling: square kilometer), symbol km², is a decimal multiple of SI unit of surface area square metre, one of the SI derived units. ... A square mile is an English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ... “Eastern Daylight Time” redirects here. ... -12 | -11 | -10 | -9:30 | -9 | -8 | -7 | -6 | -5 | -4 | -3:30 | -3 | -2:30 | -2 | -1 | -0:25 | UTC (0) | +0:20 | +0:30 | +1 | +2 | +3 | +3:30 | +4 | +4:30 | +4:51 | +5 | +5:30 | +5:40 | +5:45 | +6 | +6:30 | +7 | +7:20 | +7... Administratively, Cuba is divided into fourteen provinces and one special municipality. ... Puerto Padre is a city in Las Tunas province, Cuba, located at 21°12′ N 76°37′ W. Known popularly as the City of Mills, Puerto Padre has a history dating back into the 16th century. ... Please wikify (format) this article as suggested in the Guide to layout and the Manual of Style. ... Victoria de las Tunas is a city in central-eastern Cuba. ...


The Las Tunas province was established in 1978, when it was split from the Oriente region. Year 1978 (MCMLXXVIII) was a common year starting on Sunday (link displays the 1978 Gregorian calendar). ...


The southern coast, which opens onto the Golfo de Guacanayabo, is marshy and characterised by mangroves. This wet area is used to grow sugarcane in, as the wet climate is well suited for the crop. Gulf of Guacanayabo seen from space The Gulf of Guacanayabo (Spanish: ) is a bay along the southern coast of Cuba, bordered by Granma and Las Tunas provinces. ... This article is about marsh, a type of wetland. ... Above and below water view at the edge of the mangal. ... Species Saccharum arundinaceum Saccharum bengalense Saccharum edule Saccharum officinarum Saccharum procerum Saccharum ravennae Saccharum robustum Saccharum sinense Saccharum spontaneum Sugarcane or Sugar cane (Saccharum) is a genus of 6 to 37 species (depending on taxonomic interpretation) of tall perennial grasses (family Poaceae, tribe Andropogoneae), native to warm temperate to tropical...


Cattle are also grazed in the province, which was, until the 1975, part of the Oriente province that was divided into five smaller provinces by the Cuban government. Victoria de Las Tunas was just a small market town until that year, and a large development program was started to modernise the town and connect it by road to Havana. For general information about the genus, including other species of cattle, see Bos. ... Year 1975 (MCMLXXV) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Nickname: (Spanish) City of Columns Position of Havana in the Americas Coordinates: , Country  Cuba Province Ciudad de La Habana Municipalities 15 Founded 1515a Government  - Mayor Juan Contino Aslán Area  - City 721. ...


Municipalities

  1. Amancio
  2. Colombia
  3. Jesús Menéndez
  4. Jobabo
  5. Las Tunas (Victoria de Las Tunas)
  6. Majibacoa (Calixto)
  7. Manatí
  8. Puerto Padre

Las Tunas is one of the provinces of Cuba. ... Victoria de las Tunas is a city in central-eastern Cuba. ... Puerto Padre is a city in Las Tunas province, Cuba, located at 21°12′ N 76°37′ W. Known popularly as the City of Mills, Puerto Padre has a history dating back into the 16th century. ...

External links

Cuba Portal
  • Periodico 26 — Newspaper of Las Tunas Province (in English)
  • Las Tunas portal (Spanish)

  Results from FactBites:
 
Las Tunas Province - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (186 words)
Las Tunas is one of the provinces of Cuba.
Cattle are also grazed in the province, which was, until the 1975, part of the Oriente province that was carved up into numerous smaller provinces by Fidel Castro's Marxist government.
Victoria de Las Tunas was just a small market town until that year, and a large development program was started to modernise the town and connect it by road to Havana.
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