Centro Habana, Cuba
Centro Habana is one of the 15 municipalities (municipios in Spanish) in the city of Havana
Havana is the capital city, province, major port, and leading commercial centre of Cuba. The city proper has a population of 2.1 million inhabitants, and it spans a total of — making it the largest city in the Caribbean region, and the most populous...
The Republic of Cuba is an island nation in the Caribbean. The nation of Cuba consists of the main island of Cuba, the Isla de la Juventud, and several archipelagos. Havana is the largest city in Cuba and the country's capital. Santiago de Cuba is the second largest city...
. There are a lot of retail spaces (such as Plaza de Carlos III commercial center, office buildings, hotels, bars and clubs (such as the Casa de la Musica on Galliano). A chinatown
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- Barrio Chino - is also located in this district. It is a smaller municipality of Havana, and it has the highest population density.
The infrastructure of the city, built 450 years ago, heavily deteriorated during the 1990s after the collapse of the Cuban-Soviet
After the establishment of diplomatic ties with the Soviet Union after the Cuban revolution of 1959, Cuba became increasingly dependent on Soviet markets and military aid becoming an ally of the Soviet Union during the Cold War...
trade partnership. In 1996, restoration projects were started to improve housing and infrastructure in the Cayo Hueso community.
DemographicsIn 2004, the municipality of Centro Habana had a population of 158,151. With a total area of 4 km² (1.5 sq mi), it has a population density of 39537.8 PD/km2.
- Centro Habana guia turistica - touristic guide (Spanish)