Rodas (Spanish pronunciation: [ˈroðas]) is a municipality and town in the Cienfuegos Province of Cuba. It was founded in 1859 under the name of Lechuzo. In 1879 it was renamed Rodas in honour of capitán general Caballero de Rodas.
Rodas municipality (red) within
Cienfuegos Province (yellow) and Cuba
|Coordinates: 22°20′34″N 80°33′19″W|
|• Total||552 km2 (213 sq mi)|
|Elevation||25 m (82 ft)|
|• Density||60.6/km2 (157/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC-5 (EST)|
The municipality is divided into the barrios and villages of Cabecera (the town proper), Ariza, Cartagena, Congojas, Jabacoa, La Unión, Limones, Medidas, Santiago, Soledad and Turquino. Until the 1977 administrative reform, the village of Arriete-Ciego Montero, currently in the municipality of Palmira, was part of it.
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