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Guanabacoa

Guanabacoa

Guanabacoa, city (1986 est. pop. 95,500), Ciudad de la Habana prov., W Cuba, a residential and commercial suburb of Havana. Numerous mineral springs are located near Guanabacoa, whose Native American name means "place of waters." The city was founded in 1555 on the site of a Native American settlement.
Guanabacoa is a colonial township in eastern Havana, Cuba, and one of the 15 municipalities of the city. It is famous for its historical Santería and is home to the first African Cabildo in Havana.

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  • Guanabacoa in Ciudades, Pueblos y Lugares Cubanos/Guije.com. (In Spanish.) Website about the town's history prior to 1960.

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