Guantánamo

Guantánamo (UK: /ɡwænˈtænəm/,[4] US: /ɡwɑːnˈtɑːn-/,[5][6] Spanish: [ɡwanˈtanamo]) is a municipality and city in southeast Cuba and capital of Guantánamo Province.

Guantánamo
Main street in front of post office
Guantánamo municipality (red) within
Guantánamo Province (yellow) and Cuba
Coordinates: 20°08′12″N 75°12′50″W
CountryCuba
ProvinceGuantánamo
Established1797[1]
Area
  City741.4 km2 (286.3 sq mi)
Elevation
46 m (151 ft)
Population
 (2011)[3]
  City210,407
  Density280/km2 (740/sq mi)
  Metro
216,734
Demonym(s)Guantanamero/ra
Time zoneUTC-5 (EST)
Postal code
95100
Area code(s)+53 21

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