Information of Cuba

Name: Republic of Cuba

Capital City: Havana

Official language: Spanish

Population (2005): 11.2 million inhabitants. Havana has 2.2 million inhabitants

Ethnic composition: 65% whites, 24.9% mestizos (mixed), 10.1% blacks

Area: 109 886 km2

Length: 1 200 km

Currency: Cuban Peso (CUP)

Climate: Subtropical. Average summer temperature: 25°C (77°F). Average winter temperature: 22°C (72°F). Average relative humidity: 81%

Flag: It was hoisted for the first time in 1859 in Cardenas City

National anthem: The patriot Perucho Figueredo composed the music and wrote the lyrics in 1867

National flower: Butterfly Jasmine

National bird: Tocororo (Priotelus temnurus)

National tree: Royal Palm

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