Villa Clara

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Capital:Santa Clara
Area:8,662 km²
Inhabitants:825,800
Population Density:95.3 per km²
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Map showing Villa Clara Province in Cuba

Villa Clara is one of the provinces of Cuba. Its main cities are Santa Clara (the capital), Sagua La Grande, Placetas, Camajuani, Remedios and Caibarién.

The coast of Villa Clara is dotted with numerous cays, and there are many coral reefs and sandy beaches, too.

Around Santa Clara, the land rises into the Alturas de Sanata Clara. The highest point in the province is in the Alturas, at 464m above sea level. Villa Clara also has numerous lakes, which are used for both water sports and fishing. The largest Cuban river to drain into the Atlantic, Río Sagua la Grande, is also in Villa Clara province.

Sugar, the commodity that the Cuban economy relies upon, is grown in the plains in the north of the province, and several large mills provide employment to many people.

Municipalities

  1. Caibarién (Caibarién)
  2. Camajuaní (Camajuaní)
  3. Cifuentes (Cifuentes)
  4. Corralillo (Corralillo)
  5. Encrucijada (Encrucijada)
  6. Manicaragua (Manicaragua)
  7. Placetas (Placetas)
  8. Quemado de Güines (Quemado de Güines)
  9. Ranchuelo (Ranchuelo)
  10. Remedios (Remedios)
  11. Sagua la Grande (Sagua La Grande)
  12. Santa Clara (Santa Clara)
  13. Santo Domingo (Santo Domingo)


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