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General information about Baracoa

Baracoa is an Indian word meaning "beside the sea".

Baracoa Bay Large View

Official name: Municipio Baracoa.
Historical name: Nuestra Señora de la Asunción de Baracoa.
Population (2002 census): 81,256 inhabitants.

Baracoa Central Park

Annual Rainfall: 1,600mm.
Average temperature: 25-28 degrees Celsius (77-82 degrees Fahrenheit).
Humidity: 85% plus.
Total area: 976,4 square kilometres (376.3 square miles), of which 95% is mountainous.

Baracoa, Cuba Map

Bordered to the north by the Atlantic Ocean, to the south by the municipalities of Imias and San Antonio del Sur, to the east by Maisi and to the west by Yateras and Moa.

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