Theme Week Havana – Centro Habana

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Capitol and cars © Ji-Elle/cc-by-sa-4.0

Capitol and cars © Ji-Elle/cc-by-sa-4.0

Centro Habana is one of the 15 municipalities or boroughs (municipios in Spanish) in the city of Havana. There are many 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 chinatownBarrio Chino – is also located in this district. It is a smaller municipality of Havana, and it has the highest population density.

Real Fabrica de Tabacos Partagás © Toutaitanous/cc-by-sa-3.0 Calle Reina © DeIznaga/cc-by-sa-4.0 Capitol and cars © Ji-Elle/cc-by-sa-4.0 Cars next to Parque Central © Arnoud Joris Maaswinkel/cc-by-sa-4.0 Chinatown © Wilder Mendez Gran Teatro de La Habana © Susanne Bollinger/cc-by-sa-4.0 Museo de la Revoluciòn © Gorupdebesanez/cc-by-sa-3.0 National Museum of Fine Arts © flickr.com - Christopher Lancaster/cc-by-sa-2.0
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National Museum of Fine Arts © flickr.com - Christopher Lancaster/cc-by-sa-2.0
The infrastructure of the city, built 450 years ago, heavily deteriorated during the 1990s after the collapse of the Cuban-Soviet trade partnership. In 1996, restoration projects were started to improve housing and infrastructure in the Cayo Hueso community.

As of 2012, the municipality of Centro Habana had a population of 140,000, with a total area of 4 km2 (1.5 sq mi).

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