Cuba profile

Cigar rollers in Cuba Cigar rollers in a Havana factory produce one of Cuba's best known exports
  • Full name: Republic of Cuba
  • Population: 11.2 million (UN, 2012)
  • Capital: Havana
  • Area: 110,860 sq km (42,803 sq miles)
  • Major language: Spanish
  • Major religion: Christianity
  • Life expectancy: 77 years (men), 81 years (women) (UN)
  • Monetary unit: 1 Cuban peso = 100 centavos
  • Main exports: Nickel, sugar, tobacco, shellfish, medical products, citrus, coffee
  • GNI per capita: Estimated to be upper middle income: $3,946 to $12,195 (World Bank, 2009)
  • Internet domain: .cu
  • International dialling code: +53

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