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Municipio de Guantanamo
A neighborhood in Guantanamo
A neighborhood in Guantanamo
Official seal of Municipio de Guantanamo
Nation Cuban archipelago
Established by Spain1796
Founded byRoyal Spanish Government in Cuba
 • TypeMayor-council government
 • Mayor-councilEmilio Matos
 • Municipality and Province of Cuba2,770 km2 (1,070 sq mi)
 • Municipality and Province of Cuba208,000
 • Metro

Guantanamo is a city in the southeast of Cuba. It is the capital of the province with the same name.

About 200,000 people live in the city. Most of them are employed in the production of sugarcane and coffee. The city is 910 km away from Havana, the capital city of Cuba. About 15 km away is Guantanamo Naval Base, on a territory occupied by the United States since 1902.