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Population74,000 (approx.)
CountryCuba
LanguagesSpanish
GeographyLocated in central Cuba in the province of Sancti Spíritus, between the Caribbean Sea and the Sierra del Escambray mountains.
ClimateTrinidad, like the rest of Cuba, enjoys a tropical Caribbean climate with warm to hot temperatures all year round.
Average Temperatures Average daily highs range from the high 70's (mid-20's ºC) in winter to the high 80's (low-30's ºC) in summer.
Local fareKnown as "comida criolla" (Creole food). Plentiful, tasty and generally pretty greasy. Cuban staples: congrí (rice with black beans), fried plantains, chuletas (thin filets), lomo ahumado (smoked loin), lobster or shrimp "ajillo" (sauteed in garlic & oil), mojo (tasty sauce), ropa vieja (dish of shredded beef simerd in tomato-based sauce), ostiones (oysters with tomato sauce & lime juice), fried chicken, rum cocktails, ice cream, flan (baked custard).
Did you know?Trinidad was one of Cuba's 7 original towns founded by Diego Velázquez.
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