Society in Matanzas, Cuba


Matanzas has the eleventh place among the capitals of the country because of its population: around 700 thousand inhabitants. Divided into 13 municipalities (Matanzas, Cárdenas, Martí, Colón, Perico, Jovellanos, Pedro Betancourt, Limonar, Unión de Reyes, Ciénaga de Zapata, Jagüey Grande, Calimete, Los Arabos), is one of the most industrial regions of the Cuban territory, with emphasis on the sugar, citrus, oil and tourism sectors. Within its grounds is the most traditional resort destination in Cuba: Varadero, with its warm and transparent waters and very fine sand.