Santiago de Cuba

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Santiago de Cuba
City

Seal
Santiago municipality (red) within
Santiago Province (yellow) and Cuba
Santiago de Cuba is located in Cuba
Santiago de Cuba
Location of Santiago de Cuba in Cuba
Coordinates: 20°01′11.4″N 75°48′50.1″W / 20.019833°N 75.813917°W / 20.019833; -75.813917Coordinates: 20°01′11.4″N 75°48′50.1″W / 20.019833°N 75.813917°W / 20.019833; -75.813917
Country Cuba
Province Santiago de Cuba
Established 1515
Founded by Diego Velázquez de Cuéllar
Area
 • City 1,023.8 km2 (395.3 sq mi)
Elevation 82 m (269 ft)
Population (2004)[1]
 • City 472,255
 • Density 461.3/km2 (1,195/sq mi)
 • Metro 492,390
Demonym Santiaguero/a
Area code(s) +53 22

Santiago de Cuba is a city in Cuba. It is the country's second largest city after Havana. It is the capital of the Santiago de Cuba Province.

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