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Country name: Republic of Cuba usually called Cuba.

 

Location: Cuba is an island in the Caribbean between the Caribbean Sea and North Atlantic Ocean.

 

President: Fidel Castro Ruz.

 

Population: 11,382,820.

 

Total area: 110,860 km sq.

 

Coastline: 3,735km.

 

Nationality: Cuban.

 

Language: Spanish.

 

Capital: Havana.

 

Flag of Cuba: The flag of Cuba has three colours, red, blue and white. On the left side of the flag is an equilateral triangle which is red with a white five pointed star in the middle and five equal blue bands horizontal at the, centre and bottom and in-between white bands.

 

Government type: Communist.

 

Currency: Cuban Peso-CUP.

 

Independence Day: 20 May 1902.

 

Religion: Over eighty percent are Roman Catholic.

 

Provinces: Cuba has fourteen provinces: Las Tunas, Camaguey, Matanzas,  Ciego de Avila, Cienfuegos, , Villa Clara, Ciudad de La Habana, Holguin, Granma, Sancti Spiritus, Guantanamo, La Habana, Pinar del Rio, Santiago de Cuba and one special municipality: Isla de la Juventud.

 

Internet users: 190,000

 

Internet country code: .cu

 

Electricity: Electricity in Cuba is 110 volts but most accommodations, hotels and resorts have 220 volts.

 

Political parties: Only one party exist in Cuba, the Cuban Communist Party.

 

Judicial branch: Tribunal Supremo Popular.

 

Legal System: The system is based on Spanish and American law with Communist legal theory integrated.

 

Ports and Terminals of Cuba: Havana, Matanzas and Cienguegos.

 

Literacy rate: over 90%.


 

 

 

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