Society in Ciego de Ávila
Ciego de Ávila is the Cuban province known as the city of portals and the cradle of the Cuban locution, founded in 1840. It is characterized by the regularity of the grid layout and the presence of running portals and neoclassic columns of varied design that define the image of this territory. It has the seventh place in extension among the other provinces with 6 946, 90 square km, representing the 6.3% of the total surface of the country. It has 10 municipalities: Ciego de Avila, Morón, Chambas, Primero de Enero, Ciro Redondo, Florencia, Majagua, Baraguá, Bolivia and Venezuela; each of them has a government that responds to the Council of the Provincial Administration. The language is Spanish. Nowadays the population surpasses 340,000 of people, of which more than 318,000 live in urban zones and the density is more than 63 inhabitants per km². Read More...
Economy of Ciego de Ávila
The main economic activity in Ciego de Avila is farming, mainly sugar cane, promoted by the existence of 4 sugar canes factories. Several crops (grains, vegetables and tubers), vegetables and fruits are produced, including: orange, mango, pineapple, and pump fruit. There are other industries like food, chemistry, mechanics, light, construction materials, distillery, rum factory, fishing, possesses important mineral deposits of limestone, gypsum, rock salt and oil. The tourist section has also an important place in the economy of Ciego de Avila because of its constant increase of hotel rooms in tourist places like Coco Cay and Guillermo Cay on the touristic region of Jardines del Rey.
Health & Education in Ciego de Ávila
Ciego de Ávila has 10 hospitals, 17 sanatoriums and 5 Stomatology clinics with more than 2500 health professionals. Likewise open their doors 33 infant circles, 355 elementary schools, 30 basic schools, 16 pre-university institutes, 13 polytechnic, 3 superior teaching centers and 51 centers of other kinds of teaching.
Religion & Cults in Ciego de Ávila
The cults of the Afro-Cuban religions generate systematic festivities to celebrate the deities and the Vudu religions, Regla de Ocha and Palo Monte are linked in an awesome intern syncretism to generate new liturgy custom and festive.