Mantua municipality (red) within
Pinar del Río Province (yellow) and Cuba
|Province||Pinar del Río|
|Founded||1719 (Guane del Norte)|
|• Total||915 km2 (353 sq mi)|
|Elevation||30 m (100 ft)|
|• Density||1,866/km2 (4,830/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC-5 (EST)|
It was founded in 1605 by Italian shipwrecked sailors as Mantua, Cuba. It was founded in 1719 under the name Guane del Norte. In 1866 it was established as a municipality. The settlement of Mantua is a National Monument of Cuba.
Mantua Municipal Museum is located in the José Martí street.
The town is the western endpoint of the "Circuito Norte" (CN) highway.
- Guije.com. "Mantua" (in Spanish). Retrieved 2007-10-07.
- Statoids (July 2003). "Municipios of Cuba". Retrieved 2007-10-07.
- Atenas.cu (2004). "2004 Population trends, by Province and Municipality" (in Spanish). Archived from the original on 2007-09-27. Retrieved 2007-10-07.
- National Council for Cultural Heritage. "National Monuments in Cuba" (in Spanish). Archived from the original on 2007-12-11. Retrieved 2007-10-09.
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