Casablanca, Havana

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CasablancaCasablanca, Havana_header_cell_0_0_0
CountryCasablanca, Havana_header_cell_0_1_0 CubaCasablanca, Havana_cell_0_1_1
ProvinceCasablanca, Havana_header_cell_0_2_0 Ciudad de La HabanaCasablanca, Havana_cell_0_2_1
Municipal boroughCasablanca, Havana_header_cell_0_3_0 ReglaCasablanca, Havana_cell_0_3_1
EstablishedCasablanca, Havana_header_cell_0_4_0 1762Casablanca, Havana_cell_0_4_1
ElevationCasablanca, Havana_header_cell_0_5_0 10 m (30 ft)Casablanca, Havana_cell_0_5_1
Population (2011)Casablanca, Havana_header_cell_0_6_0
TotalCasablanca, Havana_header_cell_0_7_0 3,433Casablanca, Havana_cell_0_7_1
Time zoneCasablanca, Havana_header_cell_0_8_0 UTC-5 (EST)Casablanca, Havana_cell_0_8_1
Area code(s)Casablanca, Havana_header_cell_0_9_0 +53-7Casablanca, Havana_cell_0_9_1

Casablanca (Spanish pronunciation: [kasaˈβlaŋka) is a ward (consejo popular) of the city of Havana, the capital of Cuba, belonging to the municipal borough of Regla. Casablanca, Havana_sentence_0

It is situated to the east of the entrance to Havana Harbor. Casablanca, Havana_sentence_1

History Casablanca, Havana_section_0

In 1762, the year of the capture of Havana by the British, a suburb of this name already existed. Casablanca, Havana_sentence_2

After 1763 navigators of cabotage and carpenters who repaired merchant ships lived there, and the carpenters established several workshops, in addition to the workshop that was created for the arsenal of the square. Casablanca, Havana_sentence_3

In 1846 it had 894 inhabitants and 120 houses. Casablanca, Havana_sentence_4

In 1858 its population had already reached 1,061. Casablanca, Havana_sentence_5

Transport Casablanca, Havana_section_1

A frequent ferry links Casablanca with the dock at the foot of Santa Clara street in Old Havana. Casablanca, Havana_sentence_6

This is also the western terminus of the Hershey Electric Railway. Casablanca, Havana_sentence_7

Naval Base Casablanca, Havana_section_2

Cuban Navy's two Rio Damuji-class frigates are stationed here. Casablanca, Havana_sentence_8

The base is a short distance from Caribbean Drydock Company SA, a repair and drydock facility. Casablanca, Havana_sentence_9


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