|Settled by Europeans||1515a|
|• Mayor||Marta Hernández (PCC)|
|• Capital of Cuba||728.26 km2 (281.18 sq mi)|
|• Land||2,555.055 km2 (986.512 sq mi)|
|• Water||9,830.521 km2 (3,795.585 sq mi) 19.23%|
|• Urban||987.2546 km2 (381.1811 sq mi)|
|• Metro||852.12 km2 (329.01 sq mi)|
|Elevation||59 m (194 ft)|
(2012) Official Census
|• Capital of Cuba||2,106,146|
|• Density||2,892.0/km2 (7,490/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC-5 (UTC−05:00)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-4 (UTC−04:00)|
|Area code(s)||(+53) 07|
|Patron Saints||Saint Christopher|
|a Founded on the present site in 1519.|
Havana (Spanish: La Habana) is the capital city of Cuba. Its population was 2.1 million in 2012. It is at 23°8′N 82°23′W and is a little more than 100 miles south-southwest of Key West, Florida in the United States.
Havana is a very old city. It was created in 1515 by Spanish explorers.
References[change | change source]
- "How Obama's US-Cuba deal could shape Havana's future". Lonely Planet. Archived from the original on 10 January 2015. Retrieved 10 January 2015.
- "2012 Official Census" (PDF).
Other websites[change | change source]
Media related to Havana at Wikimedia Commons