|12, -17.1822, 43.7599|
|• Region||Mesa Tinto|
|Latinians (81%), Natives (11%), Other (8%)|
|Nationalities||Latinans (92%), Other (8%)|
|• Mayor||Geraldo Hanem|
|• Vice Mayor||Tacukipnan ("watching falcon")|
|• Total||xyz km2|
|• Urban||xyz km2|
|• Rural||abc km2|
|Elevation||200 m (600 ft)|
|• Estimate (2014)||917 000|
|• Census (2011)||914 644|
|Postal Code||6501 - 6515|
Note = work in progress
Delta lies at the mouth of the Rio Roberto and the Rio Hansa. Both rivers are the main rivers of the flat plain of the Mesa Tinto. The flag shows a green dragon - a remembrance of the swampy land, feared from the indigen people, who saw here living some monsters.
1519 Bernardo Battandor founded the town as an strong point and harbour at the southcoast. This today is part of the old town (Barrio # 1). To get good ground to build the houses, they let dig some canals in the wet swamp of the delta of both rivers. At the island Santa Katarina a part of the city-wall from the 1520ies can see til today.
The next centuries it was always the same play: Rich man of the town management buy cheap swampy land in the delta, the town let dig out canals and lay dry this area and then this land was selled to build houses. So some families get rich with this speculations and the town grow at the islands in the delta instead of the dry land at the eastern or western riverside. So the devellopement of the town til 1840 goes more to the north in the delta as to the west or east at the more expensif dry land. Because of the swampy underground in this area, on the islands of the delta are only few great houses - the most of them are only buildt with ground floor and second floor - only at the main roads with a third floor.
First in the 1850ies - with the first railway-lines, the town made the first steps to the land outside the islands of the delta (now barrios # 6 and 7).
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The last big speculation with swampy land for planed housebilding occurs in the 1890ies in the barrios ## 13 and 14 (Despistar and Campo Cigüeña) - here with the promise of broad avenues and horsetram-lines from the beginning for the new settlers. On this area with great blocks of streets are build only "town-houses" - small houses of two or three levels in row with a garden behind for the middle-class. In the last decades some of the canals are filled up to get place for parks, streets or new houses.
An university in Delta was long planed. 1856 then at the western side this wish was realisized relative late.
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Since years the town management is dreaming of 1 000 000 inhabitants. But the devellopenemt of Delta is slow now. The town has no cool and young "flippy" image as Cordoba or Van Pelt and Porto Colon. Til 1998 was missed an opera-house. None of the surrounding villages has the wish, to join to Delta because they get only the promise of a streetcar line. So at last 1955 the barrios # 10 (Jocazito) and # 17 (Botanico) in the southwest came to the town with relative few inhabitants.
Delta is divided in 17 suburbs, named "barrios". Postal Code is always 65.. and the number of the suburb ( always 4 numerals 6501 to 6517). Government and greater organisations have postalcodes from 6520 to maximal 6539.
Like in Latina (Cidudad) always for three, four or five barrios are local courts in service - so there are local courts for the suburbs in the center, west, north and east.
|1||Centro||center||center||1519||34 844||12.02||2 898.8||Oldest part of city|
|2||Isla San Jorge Sur||St. George island - south||center||1810||41 021||14.18||2 892.9|
|3||Isla San Miguel||St. Michels island||center||1810||48 643||9.73||4 999.2|
|4||Isla Santa Katarina||San Catharins island||center||1810||36 719||16.21||2 265.2|
|5||Isla San Jorge Norte||St. Georges island - north||north||1860||21 402||17.40||1 230.0|
|6||Lado Izquedra||left side||west||1845||78 562||35.67||2 202.5|
|7||Lado Derecha||right side||east||1845||83 730||39.98||2 094.3|
|9||Santa Agatha||S. Agatha||west||1870||47.37|
|12||Marisma del Delta||Swamp of Delta||north||1910||221.34|
|13||Despistar||away from way||north||1890||73 481||53.94||1 362.3|
|14||Campo Cigüeña||Storkfield||east||1890||138 764||71.97||1 928.1|
|16||Cabo las Foras||Cap of seals||east||1895||74.31|
|whole town||914 644||1 192.47|
Delta has an national airport. Flights go to Belsante, Cordoba, Van Pelt and Porto Colon. To Latina (Cidudad) you can take the AVE hi-speed railway. The airport is connected to the city at the Estacion Sur (southern station) with a short railway-line.
Motorway # 9 from Saguset and Latina (Cidudad) to the southeast touches the town in the north. This motorway leads to Belsante and Luslandia. Motorway # 13 from Latina (Cidudad) along the coast of the province Sierra Levante ends in Delta. Motorways # 18 to Topahappan and # 19 to Porto Colon and Van Pelt starts in Delta.
Delta is served from the primary-routes ## 50, 56 and 84.
In Delta is connected the railway hi-speed-line # 9 (AVE) from Latina (Cididad) to the southeast with line # 12 from Topahappan and # 13 from Porto Colon and Van Pelt. Delta is an important knotpoint in the railway net of Latina. The town has three railway-stations. The "Estacion Latina" and the "Estacion Costa y Sierra" lay benath at the western side and the "Estacion Sur" at the eastern side of the town. The "Estacion Latina" and the "Estacion Sur" are connected with a tunnel for the hi-speed-railways, which stops at both stations.
- Estacion Latina = trains to Saguset, Latina (Cidudad), Segeberg, Redondo or Topahappan
- Estacion Costa y Sierra = trains to Mar y Flora and the coast of the Sierra Levante
- Estacion Sur = trains to Vremyn, Porto Colon, Pugall and Belsante and to Delta Airport
The traffic in the town is mainly organisized with streetcars. There are 16 tram-lines, ## 1 to 16. Many tracks lay on own right of way, but in the inner town the tracks most lay in the middle of the street. Line # 10 runs only dayover as short connection between the railway-stations (Estacion Latina - City - Estacion Sur). Line 11 runs at the western shore of Rio Hansa and did not touch the inner city.
Worth to see
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Citizens Service (What is where?)
|Ayuntamento del Cidudad||Town Hall||Plaza Maior||# 1||also Ayuntamento for Barrio # 1|
|Cortes locales centro||local court center||Riba Rio Roberto||# 1|
|Cortes locales norte||local court north||10, Avenida Hedando||# 11|
|Cortes locales oueste||local court wast||20, Avenida Hedando||# 11|
|Cortes locales sur||local court south||10, Avenida Rio Roberto||# 15|
|Cortes superiores Cidudad||hight court city||Calle Republica||#1|
|Estacion Central||main station||# 6|
|Hogar por Animalos||Animal shelter||Linea 12||# 14|
|Jardin Botanico||Botanic Garden||#8|
|Objetos Perdidos||lost and found||Avenida Este||# 7|
|Opera||opera house||200, Avenida las Playas||# 9|
|Philharmony||Concert hall||Calle Jucami||# 4|
|Teatro del Cidudad||main theather||Calle Muralla||# 1|
|Universidad (Centro)||main buildung university|
|Zoo||Zoo||Avenida Pokelohuppon||# 11|
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