A natural jewel in the Caribbean: Alejandro de Humboldt Park

Published on 2021-06-08 by Indira Rivero Reyes

In 2001, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) declared the Alejandro de Humboldt National Park a World Heritage Site. Named after the German scientist considered the second discoverer of Cuba, the park occupies territories in the provinces of Holguín and Guantánamo, and covers an area of 70,680 hectares, of which 2,250 correspond to territorial waters and 68,430 to land.