Traditional carillons in Central and South America:
index by size

The table below is an index to the 12 traditional carillons in this region, in order by number of bells.  Instruments with the same number of bells are in order by the city name.

    Location (City : Country)               Number

less than 6 octaves - 1 instruments
SAO PAULO - MC                : BRAZIL        61
less than 5 octaves - 3 instruments
HABANA                        : CUBA          49
SAO PAULO - VF                : BRAZIL        47
WILLEMSTAD - CM               : NED.ANTIL.    47
less than 4 octaves - 3 instruments
TEGUCIGALPA                   : HONDURAS      42
BELO HORIZONTE                : BRAZIL        38
SAN SALVADOR                  : EL SALVADOR   35
less than 3 octaves - 5 instruments
LEON                          : NICARAGUA     25
PARAMARIBO - T                : SURINAME      25
PEMBROKE                      : BERMUDA       25
MONTEVIDEO - CC               : URUGUAY       23
SAN CRISTOBAL                 : VENEZUELA     23


The geographical distribution of these instruments is shown in a summary by country vs. size.

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