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Some famous buildings in Havana.
|Nickname(s): City of Columns|
|• Mayor||Marta Hernández (PCC)|
|• Total||728.26 km2 (281.18 sq mi)|
|Elevation||59 m (194 ft)|
|Population (2009) Official Census|
|• Density||2,932.3/km2 (7,595/sq mi)|
|Demonym||habanero (m), habanera (f)|
|Time zone||EST (UTC-5)|
|• Summer (DST)||EDT (UTC-4)|
|Area code(s)||(+53) 7|
|Patron Saints||Saint Christopher|
Havana is the capital city of Cuba and, with a 2.2 million people, the largest city in the Caribbean. 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.