Geography of Holguin,Cuba

Holguín distinguishes by its authenticity, diversity and high level of sustainability; highlighted by its picturesque relieves of huge value. That is to say, the combination of high mountain ranges with multiple speleological attractions, fertile valleys furrowed by numerous rivers and beaches of fine sand, with seabed of spectacular natural beauty, along more than 40 km of exceptional coasts. Holguín, founded in 1720, in a splendid valley which crosses two rivers: Jigüe and Marañón, rises today full of history and charms.

The province of Holguín is located in the northeastern part of the country, bordered on the north by the Atlantic Ocean, on the south by the provinces of Santiago de Cuba and Granma; on the West by Las Tunas province; and on the East by Guantánamo province. It is the fourth largest province of the country, occupying a territorial extension of 9 292.82 km². It has 14 municipalities, where more than half of its inhabitants settle in urban spaces. The population is 1, 032, 670 inhabitants, close to ten percent of the country, with a density of 111 hab / km2, one of the highest in the national territory.