Society of Holguin
Holguín is one of the most important cities of Cuba by its demographic weight, cohabiting more than one million Cubans.
The economic diversity of Holguín is one of its main characteristics. In the territory you can find one of the three largest nickel reserves in the world located in the municipalities of Mayarí and Moa. It is one of the main industrial zones.It also has a wide touristic development that merits the position of Cuba fifth touristic centre. This economic development has its roots in the Cuban educational system that in Holguín is distributed in a large number of schools from the primary to the university level. Holguín has a wide network of health institutions to meet the needs of its growing population.
Sports in Holguin
As far as sport is concerned, Holguín is home of great sports figures of Cuba. Its good results mainly refer to judo, boxing, taekwondo, chess and baseball. It is also the birthplace of illustrious writers and painters.