in Provincia de Villa Clara, Cuba

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
22.312 and -79.654 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 22° 18' 42" and W -79° 39' 15"
Currency and Currency Code:
Peso - CUP
Spoken languages:
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 09:59 PM (Wednesday)
Timezone: America/Havana
UTC/GMT offset: -5 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:40 am and 6:22 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-12.116 and 96.895 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Bantam Village
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Current travel safety evaluation for Cuba in Caribbean

Safety Score: 2,8 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning we advice caution when travelling to Cuba.

Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Cuba. Last Update: 2024-02-28 08:10:17

Explore Placetas

Placetas in Provincia de Villa Clara with it's 55,408 inhabitants is a city in Cuba about 183 mi (or 294 km) east of Havana, the country's capital.

Local time in Placetas is now 09:59 PM (Wednesday). The local timezone is named America / Havana with an UTC offset of -5 hours. We know of 9 airports in the vicinity of Placetas, of which one is a larger airport. The closest airport in Cuba is Abel Santamaria Airport in a distance of 22 mi (or 36 km), North-West. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

There are two Unesco world heritage sites nearby. The closest heritage site in Cuba is Urban Historic Centre of Cienfuegos in a distance of 13 mi (or 21 km), South-East.

Depending on your travel schedule, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Camajuani, Remedios, Fomento, Caibarien and Cabaiguan. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 30°C / 87 °F

Morning Temperature 20°C / 68 °F
Evening Temperature 26°C / 78 °F
Night Temperature 21°C / 69 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 44%
Air Pressure 1020 hPa
Wind Speed Fresh Breeze with 14 km/h (9 mph) from South-West
Cloud Conditions Broken clouds, covering 53% of sky
General Conditions Light rain

Thursday, 29th of February 2024

30°C (86 °F)
21°C (70 °F)
Broken clouds, moderate breeze.

Friday, 1st of March 2024

30°C (87 °F)
22°C (71 °F)
Overcast clouds, gentle breeze.

Saturday, 2nd of March 2024

32°C (89 °F)
21°C (71 °F)
Scattered clouds, gentle breeze.

Videos from this area

These are videos related to the place based on their proximity to this place.

Placetas, Cuba. Actividades de la Iglesia. Juan Ivo Misioneros 2014

Published: October 21, 2014
Length: 30:04 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Fernando A. Fernández

Actividades y proyectos de la Iglesia "San Atanasio" de Placetas, Cuba. (2014) Introducción por D. Jean-Yves Urvoy (p. Juan Ivo) Diócesis de Santa Clara. Canción "Misioneros del Amor" interpreta...

placetas cuba 1

Published: January 02, 2010
Length: 22:36 min
Rating: 2 of 5
Author: playzeus

cuba cantando en el patio de la casa placetas.

Opositora cubana apela la decisión del Tribunal Municipal Popular de Placetas y sigue denunciando el gobierno

Published: August 21, 2008
Length: 41:33 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: FreeCubaFoundation

La opositora cubana Iris Tamara Pérez Aguilera informó hoy miércoles 20 de agosto su decisión de iniciar un recurso de apelación a la decisión ratificada hoy por el Tribunal Municipal...

Bertha Antunez sobre huelga de hambre en Placetas

Published: March 05, 2009
Length: 14:33 min
Rating: 3 of 5
Author: FreeCubaFoundation

Bertha Antunez Pernet da testimonio sobre los cuatro activistas en la Ciudad de Placetas, Provincia Villa Clara, permanecen en huelga de hambre desde el 17 de febrero demandando: (1) El cese...


Published: April 27, 2012
Length: 51:12 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Miguel Labrador


Opositora Cubana denuncia injusticia y pide ayuda

Published: August 16, 2008
Length: 24:33 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: FreeCubaFoundation

Bertha Antunez denounces her sister-in-laws unjust treatment On August 3, Iris Tamara Pérez Aguilera interceded to defend the human rights of young Cuban Melquíades Hernández who was...

Opositora Cubana denuncia injusticia y pide ayuda

Published: August 16, 2008
Length: 20:17 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: FreeCubaFoundation

Bertha Antunez denounces her sister-in-laws unjust treatment.

Orquesta Aliamen - El beso

Published: January 21, 2011
Length: 08:51 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Damarys Vazquez

Orquesta Aliamen - El beso.

Orisel Gaspar. Actriz II. Música Los Galvanes | Gibara

Published: September 20, 2014
Length: 10:24 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Victor Manuel Perera

Orisel Gaspar. Actriz II. Música Los Galvanes | Gibara.

Paseo Marti, Villa Los Laureles Placetas Cuba

Published: October 13, 2018
Length: 31:43 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Mr. E

Just walking around in Paseo Marti, Placetas Villa Clara. This the every day life of a typical town or maybe city in Cuba. There are horses and old cars every ...

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