San Antonio de los Baños

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Location
22°53'20"N
082°29'56"W
Country
 Cuba
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Description

San Antonio de los Baños is a municipality and town in the Artemisa Province of Cuba. It is located 26 km from the city of Havana, and the Ariguanabo River runs through it. It was founded in 1802.

History

There are 39 schools in the town, employing over 600 teachers. These schools include an academy of plastic arts, a school for training art teachers, and the International School of Cinema and Television Escuela Internacional de Cine y Televisión which was established in 1986. The town's library was founded in 1975, and has a collection of more than 32,000 books. There is also the San Antonio de los Baños Municipal Museum. San Antonio de los Baños Airfield, was inaugurated on September 1942. Initially operated by transport aircraft and bombers Douglas B-26 and Boeing B-29, which conducted training in the Caribbean, no aircraft that was part of Cuban aviation could land at the Military Base without prior authorization from the same authorities .

Geography

The municipality is divided into the barrios of Este Urbano, Centro urbano and Oeste urbano as well as La Ceiba, Encrucijada, Mi Rancho, San Paul, Govea, Pueblo Textil, El Palenque and La Base.

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Demographics

In 2004, the municipality of San Antonio de los Baños had a population of 46,300. With a total area of 127 km2 (49 sq mi), it has a population density of 364.6/km2 (944/sq mi).

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Twin towns

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