Location of Cotorro in Havana
|Province||Ciudad de La Habana|
|Wards (Consejos Populares)||Alberro, Cuatro Caminos, Lotería, San Pedro-Centro Cotorro, Santa Maria del Rosario, Magdalena-Torriente|
|• Total||66 km2 (25 sq mi)|
|• Density||1,131/km2 (2,930/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC-5 (EST)|
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.
Twin towns – sister cities
- Campinas, Brazil
- Statoids (July 2003). "Municipios of Cuba". Retrieved 2007-10-06.
- Atenas.cu (2004). "2004 Population trends, by Province and Municipality" (in Spanish). Archived from the original on 2006-07-14. Retrieved 2007-10-06.