Santiago de Cuba
Make up by nine municipalities, its capital is Santiago de Cuba, the sixth township founded in 1515 by Diego Velázquez. It was Cuba’s first capital and in 1522 it gained the condition of city. Cradle of national heroes and the scene of legendary victories earned it the title of hero city. Santiago is a cultural heritage value. A visitor can get to the city by means of the Antonio Maceo International Airport, by road from any part of the island or by sea from the Guillermon Moncada Port with the services of the Punta Gorda Marina. As a tourism destination Santiago has beach, city and nature tours due to the riches in all these three options. Santiago is know like “the hot land”. It’s the second Cuban city in order to importance and “the most Caribbean” region of the country demonstrated in popular music and its folklore.
|Currency used||Cuban Convertible Peso|
|Area (km2)||6.170 km2|