Boyeros (Spanish: oxherds) is one of the 15 municipalities or boroughs (municipios in Spanish) in the city of Havana, Cuba. The municipality was created in 1976, and amalgamated the town of Santiago de Las Vegas. It lies on the south-west side of the city and extends towards the José Martí International Airport.
Welcome sign in Boyeros near airport
Location of Boyeros in Havana
|Province||Ciudad de La Habana|
|Wards (Consejos Populares)||Altahabana-Capdevila, Armada-Aldabó, Boyeros, Calabazar, Nuevo Santiago, Santiago de Las Vegas, Wajay|
|• Total||134 km2 (52 sq mi)|
|Elevation||65 m (213 ft)|
|• Density||1,407.4/km2 (3,645/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC-5 (EST)|
In 2004, the municipality of Boyeros had a population of 188,593. With a total area of 134 km2 (52 sq mi), it has a population density of 1,407.4/km2 (3,645/sq mi). It is divided into seven consejos populares (wards): Santiago de Las Vegas, Nuevo Santiago, Boyeros, Wajay (close to the airport), Calabazar, Altahabana-Capdevila and Armada-Aldabó.
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- Infos at habanaenlinea.cu Archived December 26, 2008, at the Wayback Machine.