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Cuba

(Encyclopedia)CE5 Cuba ky&oomacr;ˈbə, Span. k&oomacr;ˈbä , officially Republic of Cuba, republic (2020 est. pop. 11,3...

Colón, city, Cuba

(Encyclopedia)Colón kōlōnˈ [key], city (1994 est. pop. 44,000), Matanzas prov., W central Cuba. It is a rail hub and commercial center for the surrounding agricultural region. Colón's sugar industry has declin...

Camagüey, province, Cuba

(Encyclopedia)Camagüey kämägwāˈ, kämäwāˈ [key], province (1995 est. pop. 840,000), E central Cuba. Camagüey is the capital. The area is a vast prairie and is Cuba's largest province. The major economic ac...

Camagüey, city, Cuba

(Encyclopedia)Camagüey, city (1995 est. pop. 295,000), capital of Camagüey prov., E Cuba. The island's third most populous city, Camagüey, is a leading hub of rail, road, and air transport as well as an importan...

Matanzas, province, Cuba

(Encyclopedia)Matanzas mätänˈsäs [key], province (1990 pop. 601,500), W central Cuba. Matanzas is the capital. The northern coast is lined with ports and bays and contains one of the world's finest beaches, at ...

Matanzas, city, Cuba

(Encyclopedia)Matanzas, city (1994 est. pop. 115,000), capital of Matanzas prov., W central Cuba. A port with a large, deep harbor, it exports sugar, fruits, and sisal. Industries in the city include sugar refineri...

Manzanillo, city, Cuba

(Encyclopedia)Manzanillo mänsänēˈyō [key], city (1994 est. pop. 98,000), Granma prov., SE Cuba, a port on the Guacanayabo Gulf of the Caribbean Sea. A leading city on Cuba's southern coast, Manzanillo is a com...

Mariel, town, Cuba

(Encyclopedia)Mariel märēālˈ [key], town, Artemesia prov., W Cuba, on sheltered Mariel Bay, 27 mi (43 km) WSW of Havana. A port in an agricultural region, Mariel has a special development zone designed to attra...

Santiago de Cuba

(Encyclopedia)Santiago de Cuba ᵺā ko͞oˈbä [key], city (1994 est. pop. 385,800), capital of Santiago de Cuba prov., SE Cuba. Cuba's second largest city, Santiago is situated on a cliff overlooking a bay. The c...

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