Cobre, El

Cobre, El

(ĕl kō`brā), town, Santiago de Cuba prov., SE Cuba, in a high valley of the Sierra Maestra. Once famous for rich copper mines (hence the name El Cobre), it is chiefly noted for a shrine to Our Lady of Charity (La Virgen de la Caridad del Cobre), Cuba's patron saint.
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Project Description: This project will be developed on 8 Credit and Services Cooperatives, located in 6 Township People%s Councils Santiago de Cuba, El Cobre, El Caney, Siboney, Sweet Potato, The Christ and The Escandel.