Place:Matanzas, Cuba

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NameMatanzas
Alt namesMatanzassource: Wikipedia
TypeProvince
Coordinates22.667°N 81.167°W
Located inCuba     (1789 - )
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Matanzas is one of the provinces of Cuba. Major towns in the province include Cárdenas, Colón, Jovellanos and the capital of the same name, Matanzas. The resort town of Varadero is also located in this province.

Between Cuban provinces, Matanzas is one of the most industrialised, with petroleum wells, refineries, supertanker facilities, and 21 sugar mills to process the harvests of the fields of sugarcane in the province.

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