|• Total||630 km2 (240 sq mi)|
|Elevation||45 m (148 ft)|
|• Density||115.6/km2 (299/sq mi)|
|Time zone||EST (UTC-5)|
Gibara is a municipality o the Province o Holguín in the Republic o Cuba. The main ceety wis foondit on January 16, 1817. It is kent as "The White Toun" an aw, Spainyie: La Villa Blanca. Gibara haes a bonnie an breezy landscape, an possesses excellent airchitectural designs an a well-plannit layoot o its streets, hooses an pairks. Even so, Gibara's biggest asset, accordin tae visitors, are its fowk, which are describit as cooperative, friendly, affectionate, an proud o their veelage an o its history. It is said Admiral Christopher Columbus haed remarkit o Gibara's environs that “it is the maist bonnie laund that human eyes saw.”
"The White Villa" in Gibara, although sma, is said tae possess a peculiar chairm, exhibitin an airchitectural patrimony reflectin amaist twa centuries o history, as well as its fowk's cultural ruits.
Currently, some controversy exists aboot whether it wis the Bay o Gibara or the Bay of Bariay that Admiral Christopher Columbus' ships reached durin his first voyage tae Cuba.
Gibara wis declared a Naitional Monument in 2002; additionally, syne 2003, the Internaitional Festival o Poor Cinema, whaur films are presentit in a nummer different categories, haes been held in this sma coastal ceety.
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- Guije.com. "Gibara". Retrieved 2007-10-05. (Spainyie)
- Statoids. "Municipios of Cuba". Retrieved 2007-10-05.
- Atenas.cu (2004). "2004 Population trends, by Province and Municipality" (in Spanish). Archived from the original on 2007-09-27. Retrieved 2007-10-05.