Circuito Sur

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Circuito Sur (CS)
Southern Circuit
Route information
Length 491 km (305 mi)
Major junctions
West end Artemisa (Artemisa Province)
East end Sancti Spíritus (Sancti Spíritus Province)
Location
Major cities Artemisa, Güira de Melena, Batabanó, Güines, Jagüey Grande, Aguada de Pasajeros, Cienfuegos, Trinidad, Sancti Spíritus
Highway system
Roads in Cuba

The Circuito Sur (CS), meaning "Southern Circuit", is a west-east highway connecting Artemisa to Sancti Spíritus, through the southern and coastal side of central-western Cuba.[1] With a length of 491 km, it is the third-longest Cuban highway after the "Carretera Central" and the "Circuito Norte".

Route

Description

The CN starts in Artemisa, capital of the homonym province, and crosses the provinces of Mayabeque, Matanzas, Cienfuegos and Sancti Spíritus, ending in the city of Sancti Spíritus. The highway goes along the Caribbean Coast in some areas and both endpoints cross the Carretera Central.

Table

The table below shows the route of the Circuito Sur.[1] Note: Provincial seats are shown in bold; the names shown under brackets in the section "Municipality" indicate the municipal seats.

Settlement Municipality Province
Artemisa (Artemisa) Artemisa
Las Cañas Artemisa Artemisa
Dagame Alquizar Artemisa
Bajerano Alquizar Artemisa
Alquizar (Alquizar) Artemisa
Mallorquín Alquizar Artemisa
Güira de Melena (Güira de Melena) Artemisa
La Tinaja Güira de Melena Artemisa
Boca Cajío (to Playa Cajío) Güira de Melena Artemisa
Chafarina Güira de Melena Artemisa
Camacho Batabanó Mayabeque
Pedroso Batabanó Mayabeque
Batabanó (to Surgidero) (Batabanó) Mayabeque
Monte Melena del Sur Mayabeque
Melena del Sur (Melena del Sur) Mayabeque
Lechuga Melena del Sur Mayabeque
Güines (Güines) Mayabeque
Vizarrón Güines Mayabeque
Río Seco (crossroad) Güines Mayabeque
San Nicolás de Bari (San Nicolás de Bari) Mayabeque
Hector Molina San Nicolás de Bari Mayabeque
Vegas Nueva Paz Mayabeque
Nueva Paz (Nueva Paz) Mayabeque
Palos Nueva Paz Mayabeque
Manuel Isla Nueva Paz Mayabeque
La Esperanza Nueva Paz Mayabeque
Cabezas Unión de Reyes Matanzas
Bermeja Unión de Reyes Matanzas
Alacranes Unión de Reyes Matanzas
Unión de Reyes (Unión de Reyes) Matanzas
Bolondrón Pedro Betancourt Matanzas
Güira de Macurijes Pedro Betancourt Matanzas
Navajas Pedro Betancourt Matanzas
Pedro Betancourt (Pedro Betancourt) Matanzas
Camilo Cienfuegos Pedro Betancourt Matanzas
Torriente Jagüey Grande Matanzas
Crimea Jagüey Grande Matanzas
Jagüey Grande (Jagüey Grande) Matanzas
Raíz del Jobo Jagüey Grande Matanzas
Reynold García Calimete Matanzas
Manguito Calimete Matanzas
Calimete (Calimete) Matanzas
Amarillas Calimete Matanzas
Aguada de Pasajeros (Aguada de Pasajeros) Cienfuegos
Primero de Mayo (crossroad) Aguada de Pasajeros Cienfuegos
Real Campiña (to Covadonga) Aguada de Pasajeros Cienfuegos
Guayabales Aguada de Pasajeros Cienfuegos
Yaguaramas Abreus Cienfuegos
Constancia (crossroad) Abreus Cienfuegos
Paraíso Cienfuegos Cienfuegos
Cienfuegos (Cienfuegos) Cienfuegos
Guaos Cienfuegos Cienfuegos
Pepito Tey Cienfuegos Cienfuegos
San Antón Cienfuegos Cienfuegos
Arimao Cienfuegos Cienfuegos
La Sierrita (crossroad) Cienfuegos Cienfuegos
Gavilán Cienfuegos Cienfuegos
Guajimico Cienfuegos Cienfuegos
San Juan Cienfuegos Cienfuegos
Camilo Cienfuegos Cienfuegos Cienfuegos
Playa Yaguanabo Cienfuegos Cienfuegos
Caleta de Muñoz Cienfuegos Cienfuegos
La Boca Trinidad Sancti Spíritus
Piti Fajardo Trinidad Sancti Spíritus
Trinidad (Trinidad) Sancti Spíritus
El Vallecito Trinidad Sancti Spíritus
Manaca Iznaga (Valle de los Ingenios) Trinidad Sancti Spíritus
Crucero de Bandomo (to FNTA) Trinidad Sancti Spíritus
Paloma Trinidad Sancti Spíritus
Caracusey Trinidad Sancti Spíritus
La Pedrera Trinidad Sancti Spíritus
La Ermita Trinidad Sancti Spíritus
La Güira Sancti Spíritus Sancti Spíritus
Pozo Colorado Sancti Spíritus Sancti Spíritus
Banao Sancti Spíritus Sancti Spíritus
Entronque Guasimal (to Guasimal) Sancti Spíritus Sancti Spíritus
Sancti Spíritus (Sancti Spíritus) Sancti Spíritus

See also

References

  1. ^ a b Source: Mapa de Carreteras de Cuba (Road map of Cuba). Ediciones GEO, Havana 2011 - ISBN 959-7049-21-X

External links

Media related to Circuito Sur at Wikimedia Commons

Coordinates: 22°48′39.8″N 82°45′40.8″W / 22.811056°N 82.761333°W / 22.811056; -82.761333

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