Sancti-Spíritus

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 It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Sancti-Spíritus

 

a city in Cuba, in Las Villas Province. Population, 57,700 (1970). Industry in the city includes food (fruit-canning, dairy, and meat), tobacco, and leather and footwear; there is also a housing-construction combine. Sancti-Spiritus was founded in 1514.

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