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About Guaimaro



Guáimaro is a town and municipality in the southern part of Camagüey Province in Cuba. It is located between the cities of Camagüey and Victoria de Las Tunas.

The municipality is divided into the barrios of Camaniguán, Elia, Galbis, Guáimaro, Palo Seco, Pilar and Tetuán.

The municipality was created in 1943, when it split from Camagüey.

Guáimaro features prominently in Cuban history as the place where in 1869 the Revolutionary Army of Mambises met and created the Constitution for a new nation free from Spanish colonial oppression.

In 2004, the municipality of Guáimaro had a population of 57,086. With a total area of 1,847 km2 (713 sq mi), it has a population density of 30.9 /km (80 /sq mi)