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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.

Santiago de Cuba
Skyline of Santiago de Cuba
Official seal of Santiago de Cuba
Seal
Santiago municipality (red) within Santiago Province (yellow) and Cuba
Santiago municipality (red) within
Santiago Province (yellow) and Cuba
CountryCuba
ProvinceSantiago de Cuba
Established1515
Founded byDiego Velázquez de Cuéllar
Area
 • City1,023.8 km2 (395.3 sq mi)
Elevation
82 m (269 ft)
Population
 (2004)[1]
 • City472,255
 • Density461.3/km2 (1,195/sq mi)
 • Metro
492,390
Demonym(s)Santiaguero/a
Area code(s)+53 22
Websitehttp://www.santiago.cu/

ReferencesEdit

  1. Atenas.cu (2006). "2004 Population trends, by Province and Municipality". Retrieved October 5, 2007. (Spanish)