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Guantánamo

Administration
Full nameGuantánamo
Official nameGuantánamo
Settlement typeMunicipality
CountryCuba
ProvinceGuantánamo
Established1797
Geography
Total Area286 sq mi (741 km2)
Elevation180.4 ft (55 m)
Demography
Total Population244603 (2004)
Density (pop.)330.1/km2 (855/sq mi)
Other information
Time zoneEST (UTC-5)
Area code+53-21

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Guantánamo is a municipality and city in southeast Cuba and capital of Guantánamo Province.

Guantánamo is served by the Caimanera port and the site of a famous U.S. Naval base. The area produces sugarcane and cotton wool. These are traditional parts of the economy.


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