Nueva Gerona

Nueva Gerona

[nwe-vah he-raw-nah]
Nueva Gerona is the capital city of the Isla de la Juventud special municipality of Cuba. The city is located between the hills of Caballos and Casas, about 3 km up the Río Casas, which provides a navigable waterway to the Caribbean Sea.

The city was founded in 1830 by American pioneers. There is an American graveyard in Nueva Gerona to this day.

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