Official English Name: Republic of Cuba
Official Local Name(s): República de Cuba
Common English Name: Cuba
Capital: Havana

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Official Language(s)

Spanish
Secondary Languages:

Resources

Cobalt, Nickel, Iron ore, Chromium, Copper, Salt, Timber, Silica, Petroleum

Neighbors

None (Island)

Ethnic groups

White (64.1%), Mestizo (26.6%), Black (9.3%)

People

Est. Population:

11,179,995

Demonym:

Cuban

Religions:

Roman Catholic (60%)
Atheist (24%)
Protestant (5%)

Largest City:

Havana (2,201,610)

Other Cities:

Santiago de Cuba (423,392)
Camagüey (301,574)
Holguín (269,618)
Santa Clara (210,220)

Geography

Region:

Caribbean

Bodies of Water:

Atlantic Ocean (Northeast)
Gulf of Mexico (Northwest)
Caribbean Sea (South)

Total Area:

110,860 km2 (99.1% land, 0.9% water)

Total Land:

0 km (Island)

Total Coastline:

3,735 km

Climate

Tropical

Terrain:

Flat to rolling plains
Rugged hills
Mountains in the southeast

Highest Point

Pico Turquino (2,005 m)

Lowest Point

Sea Level

Natural Disasters

Droughts
Hurricanes

Government

Type:

Communist State

Head of State and Government:

President of the Council of State and Council of Ministers Miguel Diaz-Canel Bermudez

Admin. Divisions

15 Provinces

Independence:

20 May 1902 (from the United States)

Nat'l Symbol:

Royal palm

Nat'l Anthem:

La Bayamesa

Economy

GDP Per Capita

$10,200 (USD)

Currency

$ (Cuban Peso)

Exchange Rate

$1 (USD) = $ (Cuban Peso)26.50

Communication

Internet Code

.cu

Telephone Code

+53

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Cultural Notes

When addressing the elderly, Cubans speak in a formal tone in order to show respect.

Sources

https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/cu.html (Majority of information)
http://www.prolades.com/cra/regions/caribe/cub/Religion_in_Cuba.htm (Religious data)
http://www.one.cu/publicaciones/cepde/plegablecenso/Plegable%20Censo%20Sitio.pdf (City population data)
http://www.xe.com/currencyconverter/convert/?From=USD&To=CUP (Currency exchange data)Information accurate to best of ability as of 31 October 2016