Interesting Facts about Cuba

Havana Is the Capital of Cuba

Here you can read some interesting facts about Cuba and also learn more about its great and dynamic history. The Republic of Cuba is consisted of one major island and several small islands. Cuba is situated between the Gulf of Mexico, the Caribbean Sea and the Atlantic Ocean. The Cuba Island is one of the largest islands in the worlds, speaking of area. It is surrounded by the following groups of islands: the Carnaguey, the Colorados, the Canarreos and the Jardines de la Reina. Havana is the capital of Cuba.

Climate and Population

Cuba climate conditions are great for those who like sun and warm days. Who doesn’t? Therefore, many people see Cuba as a paradise on Earth. The rainy season and the dry season last equally long. The climate conditions in Cuba are great during the entire year, but there are also storms and hurricanes that are sometimes very strong and destructive.

Population in Cuba can be defined as mixed. Male population is just a little more numerous than female population. When it comes to culture, population in Cuba belongs to many diverse cultural and religious groups. There are Christians, Protestants, Jews, Catholics, and Muslims. As you can see, Cuba is a home for all of them, regardless of their religious views.

Economy

Economy in Cuba is controlled by the government. Government is organized upon the socialist principles and there are not many private entrepreneurs. Nearly all economy branches are controlled by the state. Cuba is a great producer of citrus, tobacco, beans, rice, potatoes and sugar. Cuba official currency is Cuban Peso.

Tourism

Cuba is one of the favorite destinations to visit on holidays. People from all over the world come to Cuba, knowing that its beaches and amazing nature will be worth of their trip. Nearly two million people come to Cuba every year to enjoy their vacation. Visitors come from all over the world to experience exotic foods, famous Cuban tobacco, hear some great Cuban music and learn more about this interesting country. Cubans are friendly to visitors. Generally speaking, these people are nice and cheerful.

Of course, the most important person in Cuba is Fidel Castro, who has ruled here for nearly half of the century. At present, Cuba is ruled by the First Vice President, Raul Castro. He is also the president of the State Council, the Ministers Council, and the First Secretary of the Communist Party of Cuba. He is also the brother of famous Fidel Castro, who will be remembered as one of the most significant personalities in the history of Cuba.

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