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Manzanillo

[mahn-sah-nee-yaw] /ˌmɑn sɑˈni yɔ/
noun
1.
a seaport in SE Cuba.
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city, eastern Cuba. Founded in 1784, Manzanillo lies amid swamplands at the head of the shallow Gulf of Guacanayabo. It is a commercial and manufacturing centre for the fertile agricultural district to the east and north, which produces sugarcane, fruit, rice, cattle, and a variety of other items. Manzanillo contains sugar refineries, sawmills, tanneries, canneries, and cigar factories. Zinc and copper deposits are located in the vicinity. The port handles mainly sugar products, tobacco, and hardwoods; fishing also contributes to the economy. Manzanillo is linked by railroad and highway to Santiago de Cuba and has an airfield. Pop. (2002) 97,038.

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