Cotorro

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Cotorro
Municipality of Havana
Location of Cotorro in Havana
Location of Cotorro in Havana
Coordinates: 23°01′34″N 82°14′51″W / 23.02611°N 82.24750°W / 23.02611; -82.24750Coordinates: 23°01′34″N 82°14′51″W / 23.02611°N 82.24750°W / 23.02611; -82.24750
Country  Cuba
Province Coat of arms of La Habana.svg Ciudad de La Habana
Wards (Consejos Populares) Alberro, Cuatro Caminos, Lotería, Magdalena-Torriente, San Pedro-Centro Cotorro, Santa Maria del Rosario
Area[1]
 • Total 66 km2 (25 sq mi)
Population (2004)[2]
 • Total 74,650
 • Density 1,131/km2 (2,930/sq mi)
Time zone EST (UTC-5)
Area code(s) +53-7

Cotorro, or San Pedro del Cotorro, is one of the 15 municipalities (municipios in Spanish) in the city of Havana, Cuba.

Overview[edit]

The municipality is situated by the Carretera Central (Central Highway), and main autopista (motorway). Cotorro is 16 km from Old Havana. Its foundation dates to 1822. By the end of the 1950s, Cotorro had grown in such a way that it was exceeding in extension and population to the head of the municipality.

Sister City[edit]

 Brazil Campinas

References[edit]

  1. ^ Statoids (July 2003). "Municipios of Cuba". Retrieved 2007-10-06. 
  2. ^ Atenas.cu (2004). "2004 Population trends, by Province and Municipality". Archived from the original on 2007-09-27. Retrieved 2007-10-06.  (Spanish)

External links[edit]

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