Playa is one of the 15 municipalities or boroughs in the city of , . The word playa means "beach" or seaside in Spanish. Playa has about 175,000 residents. Playa is situated nearby to .

Notable Places in the Area

The University of Arts of Cuba / was established on September 1, 1976, by the Cuban government as a school for the arts.

The in Havana is the headquarters of the diplomatic mission of the Russian Federation in the Republic of Cuba. is situated 3 km northeast of Playa. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY 3.0.

is the second largest church in . Photo: Callelinea, Public domain.

Theme park
The Acuario Nacional de Cuba is an aquarium in , established in 1960 to focus on "research and environmental education". is situated 3 km northeast of Playa.

Localities in the Area

is one of the 15 municipalities or boroughs in the city of , . is situated 3 km southeast of Playa.

is a residential district of the municipality of Playa, in the city of . is situated 3½ km northeast of Playa. Photo: Mariordo, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a central business district and urban neighborhood in the city of , . is situated 8 km northeast of Playa. Photo: Sandino235, CC BY-SA 2.5.


23.0929° or 23° 5' 34.5" north
-82.4543° or 82° 27' 15.6" west
8 metres (26 feet)
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Also Known As

  • Chinese: 普拉亚
  • Chinese: 普拉亞
  • Dutch: Playa
  • English: Playa, Havana
  • French: Playa
  • Georgian: პლაია
  • German: Playa
  • Haitian: Playa, Avan
  • Haitian: Playa
  • Italian: Playa
  • Japanese: プラヤ (ハバナ)
  • Russian: Плая
  • Spanish: Playa
  • Spanish: Playa, La Habana
  • Spanish: Playa La Habana
  • Turkish: Playa
  • Welsh: Playa
  • La Playa
  • Playa de Marianao
  • Reparto La Playa

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