América
in La Habana, Cuba

Noteable things around
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
23.017 and -82.367 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 23° 1' 0" and W -82° 22' 0"
Currency and Currency Code:
Peso - CUP
Spoken languages:
Spanish
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 11:42 PM (Saturday)
Timezone: America/Havana
UTC/GMT offset: -5 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
7:29 am and 7:41 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-12.116 and 96.895 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Bantam Village
References
This place on Geonames.org

Delve into América

América in La Habana is located in Cuba a little south of Havana, the country's capital town.

Current time in América is now 11:42 PM (Saturday). The local timezone is named America / Havana with an UTC offset of -4 hours. We know of 8 airports close to América, of which two are larger airports. The closest airport in Cuba is José Martí International Airport in a distance of 3 mi (or 5 km), South-West. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

There are two Unesco world heritage sites nearby. The closest heritage site in Cuba is Viñales Valley in a distance of 28 mi (or 45 km), South.

While being here, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Bejucal, Havana, Bauta, San Antonio de los Banos and Quivican. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info. Let's start with some photos from the area.

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Videos from this area

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Piscina en la Habana. El Vacilon de Rincon

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Rating: 5 of 5
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Cuba en bicicleta; Semilla Negra

Published: April 07, 2009
Length: 20:24 min
Rating: 4 of 5
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Cuba en Bicicleta 1000 kilómetros en bici desde Santiago a La Habana.


Viaje Cuba Agosto 2011

Published: August 15, 2011
Length: 07:15 min
Rating: 4 of 5
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Published: January 31, 2011
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Published: July 17, 2008
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Valoración del discurso de Castro. Video cortesía de Antena 3 Televisión.


Otro derrumbe en la Habana Vieja (2da parte)

Published: July 08, 2012
Length: 32:35 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: DerechosHumanosCuba

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Aterrizando en la Habana

Published: November 01, 2009
Length: 39:13 min
Rating: 5 of 5
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Aterrizando en la Habana desde Miami.


Cuba kort

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Attractions and noteworthy things

Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.

Diezmero

Diezmero is a ward in the outskirts of Havana, Cuba, located by Carretera Central. It is under the administration of San Miguel del Padrón, a city municipality of Havana. Its demography spreads within about 2 square kilometers.

Located at 23.0833, -82.3167 (Lat. / Lng.), about 6 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Wards of Havana

John Lennon Park

John Lennon Park or Parque John Lennon (formerly known as Parque Menocal) is a public park, located in the Vedado district in Havana, Cuba.

Located at 23.1319, -82.4003 (Lat. / Lng.), about 8 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Buildings and structures in Havana, Parks in Cuba, John Lennon

Finca Vigía

Finca Vigía (Lookout Farm) was the home of Ernest Hemingway in San Francisco de Paula, Cuba, and now houses a museum.

Located at 23.0677, -82.2964 (Lat. / Lng.), about 6 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Ernest Hemingway, Museums in Cuba, Historic house museums in Cuba

Estadio Latinoamericano

The Estadio Latinoamericano (Spanish for Latin American Stadium) is a stadium in Havana, Cuba. It is primarily used for baseball. Gran Estadio, a spacious pitchers' park with prevailing winds blowing in and boasting a playing surface and lighting system of major-league quality, was built in 1946 as the top baseball park in Latin America. Located in the Cerro neighborhood, it opened with the name Gran Estadio de La Habana and currently holds about 55,000 people.

Located at 23.1183, -82.3761 (Lat. / Lng.), about 7 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Buildings and structures in Havana, Sport in Havana, Baseball venues in Cuba, National stadiums, Pittsburgh Pirates spring training venues, Brooklyn Dodgers spring training venues, Sports venues completed in 1946

International School of Havana

The International School of Havana (ISH) is an international school in Cuba, located in the exclusive neighborhood of Miramar, Havana.

Located at 23.1239, -82.4197 (Lat. / Lng.), about 8 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
International Baccalaureate schools in Cuba, International schools in Cuba, Educational institutions established in 1965, Education in Havana, Schools in Cuba

Vedado

Vedado is the downtown and a vibrant neighbourhood in the city of Havana, Cuba. Bordered on the east by Central Havana, and on the west by the Miramar/Playa district. The main street running east to west is Calle 23, also known as "La Rampa". The northern edge of the district is the waterfront breakwater known as the Malecón, a famous and popular place for social gatherings in the city. The United States Interests Section complex is located in Vedado.

Located at 23.1311, -82.3942 (Lat. / Lng.), about 8 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Wards of Havana

Santiago de Las Vegas

Santiago de las Vegas is a ward of Boyeros, a municipality of Havana, Cuba, located 12 miles south of city center. As of the year 2000, the population was 22,000. The Cuban government maintains an agricultural experiment station, as well as a meteorology center in the city.

Located at 22.9778, -82.3778 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Wards of Havana

Miramar, Havana

Miramar is a residential district (consejo popular) of the municipality of Playa, in the city of Havana.

Located at 23.1225, -82.4194 (Lat. / Lng.), about 8 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Wards of Havana, Diplomatic districts

Estadio Pedro Marrero

Estadio Pedro Marrero, the home of CF Ciudad de La Habana, is a multi-purpose stadium in Havana, Cuba. It is now used primarily for football matches. The stadium holds 28,000 and was built in 1929.

Located at 23.1073, -82.4129 (Lat. / Lng.), about 7 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Football venues in Cuba, Buildings and structures in Havana, Sport in Havana, Multi-purpose stadiums, Defunct college football venues

El Capitolio

El Capitolio, or National Capitol Building in Havana, Cuba, was the seat of government in Cuba until after the Cuban Revolution in 1959, and is now home to the Cuban Academy of Sciences. Its design and name recall the United States Capitol in Washington, D.C. , but it is only superficially similar. Completed in 1929, it was the tallest building in Havana until the 1950s and houses the world's third largest indoor statue.

Located at 23.1353, -82.3594 (Lat. / Lng.), about 8 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Government buildings completed in 1929, Buildings and structures in Havana, Visitor attractions in Havana, Geodesic datums, Neoclassical architecture in Cuba, Seats of national legislatures

Colon Cemetery, Havana

The Colon Cemetery or more fully in the Spanish language Cementerio de Cristóbal Colón was founded in 1876 in the Vedado neighbourhood of Havana, Cuba on top of Espada Cemetery. Named for Christopher Columbus, the 140 acre (57 ha) cemetery is noted for its many elaborately sculpted memorials. It is estimated that today the cemetery has more than 500 major mausoleums, chapels, and family vaults.

Located at 23.1231, -82.3986 (Lat. / Lng.), about 8 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Cemeteries in Cuba, Museums in Havana

Aeroflot Flight 331

Aeroflot Flight 331, refers to an Ilyushin Il-62M, registration CCCP-86614, that was operated by the International Civil Aviation Directorate of Aeroflot as an international scheduled Moscow–Frankfurt–Lisbon–Havana passenger service, and crashed 1 km away from José Martí International Airport, Havana, Cuba, on 27 May 1977 after it hit power lines on its final approach to the airport in poor weather.

Located at 22.9892, -82.4092 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Aviation accidents and incidents in Cuba, Aviation accidents and incidents in 1977, 1977 in Cuba, 1977 in the Soviet Union, Cuba–Soviet Union relations, Accidents and incidents involving the Ilyushin Il-62, Aeroflot accidents and incidents

Gran Teatro de La Habana

The Gran Teatro de La Habana (Spanish "Great Theatre of Havana") is located in the Paseo del Prado in Havana, Cuba. It is located in a building known as the Palace of the Galician Centre which served as a place of social reunion for the Galician immigrants in Havana. The theatre has been home of the Cuban National Ballet and, on its main stage, of the International Ballet Festival of Havana.

Located at 23.1368, -82.3596 (Lat. / Lng.), about 8 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Cuban culture, Theatres in Havana, Spanish Colonial architecture in Cuba, Neoclassical architecture in Cuba

José Martí Memorial

The José Martí Memorial (Spanish: Monumento a José Martí) is a memorial to José Martí, the national hero of Cuba, located on the northern side of the Plaza de la Revolución in the Vedado area of Havana. It consists of a star-shaped tower, a statue of Martí surrounded by six columns, and gardens. The 109 m (358 ft) tower, designed by a team of architects led by Enrique Luis Varela, is in the form of a five-pointed star, encased in grey Cuban marble from the Isla de la Juventud.

Located at 23.1228, -82.3867 (Lat. / Lng.), about 7 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
1950s architecture, Museums in Havana, Monuments and memorials in Cuba

Oriental Park Racetrack

Oriental Park Racetrack in Marianao, Havana, Cuba was a thoroughbred horse racing facility operated during the winter months by the Havana-American Jockey Club of Cuba. Founded in 1915, Oriental Park was the only race track in Cuba in the days before Fidel Castro came to power in 1959.

Located at 23.0734, -82.4198 (Lat. / Lng.), about 5 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Horse racing venues in Cuba, Buildings and structures in Havana, Sport in Havana, 1915 establishments

Cuban Academy of Sciences

The Academy of Sciences of Cuba (Academia de Ciencias de Cuba), founded on May 19, 1861 with its headquarters in the National Capitol building in Havana, is Cuba's Academy of Sciences. It is an official institution of the Cuban state with a national scope, independent and consultative in the area of science, and the successor of the former Royal Academy of Medicine, Physical and Natural Sciences of Havana, and is also attached to the Ministry of Science, Technology and the Environment.

Located at 23.1352, -82.3596 (Lat. / Lng.), about 8 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Education in Cuba

Iglesia de Jesús de Miramar

Iglesia de Jesús de Miramar is the second largest church in Cuba. It is located in the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of San Cristobal de la Habana. It was begun in 1948 and inaugurated on May 28, 1953. It is done in Roman-Byzantine style. Its architect was Eugenio Cosculluela y Barreras(1893–1978) The murals in the church were painted by the Spanish painter, Cesareo Marciano Hombrados y de Onativia (1909–1977) between the years 1952 and 1959.

Located at 23.1057, -82.4411 (Lat. / Lng.), about 8 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Churches in Havana, Roman Catholic churches in Cuba, Church buildings in the Caribbean

Espada Cemetery

The Espada Cemetery is a disused cemetery located approximately a mile west of the city of Havana, Cuba, near to the coast and close to the San Lázaro Leper Hospital. In use from 1806 to 1878, the Espada Cemetery was the first burial place formally designed and constructed in the Havana region; prior to the cemetery construction, the Havana custom had been to bury the dead in vaults of the Churches. It was named after the Bishop incumbent at the time of design, José Díaz de Espada y Landa.

Located at 23.1231, -82.3986 (Lat. / Lng.), about 8 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Cemeteries in Cuba, Buildings and structures in Havana

Captaincy General of Cuba

The Captaincy General of Cuba (Spanish: Capitanía General de Cuba) was an administrative district of the Spanish Empire created in 1607 as part of Habsburg Spain's attempt to better defend the Caribbean against foreign powers, which also involved creating captaincies general in Puerto Rico, Guatemala and Yucatán. The restructuring of the Captaincy General in 1764 was the first example of the Bourbon Reforms in America.

Located at 23.1167, -82.35 (Lat. / Lng.), about 7 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Spanish colonial period of Cuba, Captaincies General of the Spanish Empire, Government of Cuba, Military history of Cuba, 1607 establishments, 1897 disestablishments, New Spain, Spanish West Indies, Former countries in the Caribbean

National Art Schools (Cuba)

Cuba's National Art Schools (Escuelas Nacionales de Arte, now known as the Instituto Superior de Arte) are considered by historians to be one of the most outstanding architectural achievements of the Cuban Revolution. These innovative, organic Catalan-vaulted brick and terra-cotta structures were built on the site of a former country club in the far western Havana suburb of Cubanacán, which used to be Havana's "Beverly Hills" and was then mainly reserved for Communist Party officials.

Located at 23.0881, -82.4481 (Lat. / Lng.), about 7 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Cultural Sites on the UNESCO World Heritage Tentative List, Buildings and structures in Havana, Schools in Cuba, Universities in Cuba, 1960s in Cuba, Arts in Cuba

Museo del Aire (Cuba)

The Museo del Aire was a national aviation museum located in the south-western suburbs of Havana, Cuba. Until August 2010, the Museum address was: Museo del Aire, Avenida 212, entre la avenida 29 y 31, La Coronela, La Lisa. In about August 2010, the museum was closed, and the entire collection was moved to San Antonio de los Baños Air Base, no further details known.

Located at 23.0681, -82.4583 (Lat. / Lng.), about 7 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Museums in Havana, Aerospace museums, History museums

Embassy of Russia in Havana

The Embassy of Russia in Havana, Cuba is a striking constructivist building in the Miramar district of the city. Some liken it to a sword, others to a syringe. The embassy is located at #6402 Quinta Avenida (Fifth Avenue, Miramar's prestigious boulevard), between Calles 62 and 66, on a site af about 4 hectares .

Located at 23.1125, -82.4358 (Lat. / Lng.), about 8 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Buildings and structures in Havana, Diplomatic missions of Russia, Cuba–Soviet Union relations, Cuba–Russia relations, Diplomatic missions in Havana, Constructivist architecture

Cuban pine forests

The Cuban pine forests are a tropical coniferous forest ecoregion on the Caribbean islands of Cuba and Isla de la Juventud. They cover an area of 6,400 km, occurring in separate sections in eastern Cuba and western Cuba and Isla de la Juventud.

Located at 23.13, -82.383 (Lat. / Lng.), about 8 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Tropical and subtropical coniferous forests, Ecoregions of the Caribbean, Geography of Cuba, Flora of Cuba, Environment of Cuba, Neotropic ecozone

University of Havana

The University of Havana or UH (in Spanish, Universidad de La Habana) is a university located in the Vedado district of Havana, Cuba. Founded in 1728, the University of Havana is the oldest university in Cuba, and one of the first to be founded in the Americas. Originally a religious institution, today the University of Havana has 15 faculties (colleges) at its Havana campus and distance learning centers throughout Cuba.

Located at 23.1343, -82.382 (Lat. / Lng.), about 8 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
1728 establishments, Educational institutions established in the 1720s, Education in Havana, Havana culture, Visitor attractions in Havana, Universities in Cuba

Havana Central railway station

Havana Central (Spanish: La Habana Central; the "Central Railway Station", Estación Central de Ferrocarriles), is the main railway terminal in Havana and the largest railway station in Cuba, is the hub of the rail system in the country.

Located at 23.1297, -82.3553 (Lat. / Lng.), about 8 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Transport in Havana, Buildings and structures in Havana, Railway stations in Cuba, Railway stations opened in 1912, Visitor attractions in Havana