Jiguaní

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The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Jiguaní

 

a city in eastern Cuba, in Granma Province, on the Central Highway. Population, 10,700 (1970). Jiguaní has a railroad station. The city is the trading center of an agricultural region, and it has a tobacco industry. Manganese ores and marble are mined nearby.

The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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