Cotorro

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Cotorro
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
ProvinceCoat of arms of La Habana.svg Ciudad de La Habana
Wards (Consejos Populares)Alberro, Cuatro Caminos, Lotería, San Pedro-Centro Cotorro, Santa Maria del Rosario, Magdalena-Torriente
Area
 • Total66 km2 (25 sq mi)
Population
 (2004)[2]
 • Total74,650
 • Density1,131/km2 (2,930/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-5 (EST)
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.

Twin towns – sister cities[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Statoids (July 2003). "Municipios of Cuba". Retrieved 2007-10-06.
  2. ^ Atenas.cu (2004). "2004 Population trends, by Province and Municipality" (in Spanish). Archived from the original on 2006-07-14. Retrieved 2007-10-06.

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