Photo Galleries of Havana, Cuba
Havana is the capital of the Republic of Cuba, its largest city, main port and economic and cultural center. It is also known by the original name of Villa de San Cristóbal de La Habana, as well as nicknames Key to the New World and City of Columns (by Cuban writer Alejo Carpentier). It was founded on November 16, 1519 by the Spanish conquistador Diego Velázquez de Cuéllar. Its historic center has been declared a World Heritage Site by Unesco.