Republic of Cuba is an island country in the Caribbean. It consists of Cuba, Isla de la Juventud and many archipelago, as well as the main island of Cuba. Havana is the largest city in Cuba. Santiago is the second largest city in Cuba. Cuba is an island and neighboring the Bahamas, Cayman Islands, Honduras, Haiti, Jamaica, Mexico and the United States by sea. The area of Cuba; is 109,884 km².
The capital of the country; Havana.
Cuba's Telephone Code: +53
Cuba's Currency : Cuban Pesos, Cuban pesos
Havana, Trinidad, Varadero, Santa Clara, Santo Domingo, Pinar del Rio and Cienfuegos
The Cuban economy is a state-controlled planned economy, largely based on socialist principles. Sugarcane, tobacco, citrus fruits, coffee and rice are important production and export items in the agricultural sector where 21% of the workforce is employed. Fisheries and animal husbandry, which are particularly important in the socialist regime, are again one of the important production items. Tourism has gained its old vitality in recent years. The basis of mining is nickel, which has a significant share in exports (6.4% of world production).
Products Exported by Cuba
Raw Sugar, Rolled Tobacco, Hard Liquor, Nickel Mattes and Crustaceans.
Cuba's Import Products
Poultry Meat, Corn, Wheat, Refined Oil and Soybean Meal.
Export Countries of Cuba
China, Spain, Brazil, Germany and Portugal.
Cuba's Import Countries
China, Spain, Italy, Argentina and Mexico.
Living Nations in Cuba
51% of the Cuban population consists of Mulattos (a mixture of European and African), 37% white, 11% blacks and 1% Chinese. The Chinese population was the grandchildren of the Chinese who were brought to the island for railway and mining work in the 19th century.
Languages spoken in Cuba
Official language; Spanish.