About Guantanamo

Guant�namo is a municipality and city in southeast Cuba and capital of Guant�namo Province.

Guant�namo is served by the Caimanera port and is the site of a U.S. Naval base. The area produces sugarcane and cotton wool. These are traditional parts of the economy.

In 2004, the municipality of Guant�namo had a population of 244,603. With a total area of 741 km2 (286 sq mi), it has a population density of 330.1 /km (855 /sq mi). "Guantanamera" ("The girl from Guant�namo") is perhaps the best known Cuban song and that country's most noted patriotic song