Time zone EST (UTC-5)
Area 1,480 km²
Local time Tuesday 7:14 PM
Area code(s) +53-322
Elevation 35 m
Population 29,953 (2004)
|Weather 23°C, Wind E at 23 km/h, 67% Humidity|
Esmeralda is a municipality and town in the Camagüey Province of Cuba.
Map of Esmeralda, Cuba
The municipality is divided into the barrios of Caonao, Guanaja, Jaronú, Quemado and Tabor.
The economy is based on crops of sugarcane, coconuts, pineapple, oranges and tobacco.
Cayo Romano, one of the cays of Jardines del Rey archipellago is located north of Esmeralda, across the Bay of la Jiguey (Bahia de Jiguey).
In 2004, the municipality of Esmeralda had a population of 29,953. With a total area of 1,480 km2 (570 sq mi), it has a population density of 1,230/km2 (3,200/sq mi).