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Bayamo

Administration
Full nameBayamo
Official nameBayamo
Settlement typeMunicipality
CountryCuba
ProvinceGranma
EstablishedNovember 15, 1513
Incorporated1827 (city)
Geography
Total Area354.3 sq mi (918 km2)
Elevation180.4 ft (55 m)
Demography
Total Population222118 (2004)
Density (pop.)242.0/km2 (626.8/sq mi)
Other information
Time zoneEST (UTC-5)
Area code+53-23

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Bayamo is the capital city of the Granma Province of Cuba, and one of the largest cities in the Oriente region.

The community of Bayamo lies on a plain by the Bayamon River. It is affected by the violent Bayamo wind.

One of the most important education institutions in the province is the University of Granma.


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