Sancti Spíritus , city
(1994 est. pop. 86,000), Sancti Spíritus prov., central
Cuba, on the Yayabo River. It is the commercial and processing
center of an area that raises sugarcane, tobacco, and cattle.
Founded in 1514, the city was moved to its present site in
1522. It experienced several pirate attacks. During the 19th
cent., it became one of Cuba's most aristocratic cities. Sancti
Spíritus was the first important city to be captured
by Fidel Castro's guerrilla forces (late 1958). Declared a
historic monument on its 450th anniversary, the city retains
some of its colonial atmosphere; landmarks include a 16th-century
bridge over the Yayabo River, a 16th-century church, and a
theater dating back to 1839.
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Sancti Spiritus is a municipality and capital city of the province of Sancti Spiritus which has a population of just less than 100,000 people and is located in central Cuba. The name Sancti Spiritus is Latin for “Holy Spirit”. Founded by Diego Velazquez de Cuellar in 1514 Sancti Spiritus is one of the oldest Cuban European settlements. The city as it is known today shot to prominence when Francisco Iznaga, an affluent Spanish Basque landowner from the western portion of […]
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