Cuba is an island located in the Caribbean Sea, just at the entrance tothe Gulf of Mexico and next to the Atlantic Ocean. The Cubas locationis between 19 and 24 degrees of latitudeto the north of Ecuador, andlongitudes among 74 and 85 degrees to the west of Greenwich.
Cuba is surrounded by the Bahamas on the North, Haiti on the East,Mexico to the West and Jamaica and the Cayman Island on the South.The highest point in Cuba is the Pico Turquino, a Sierra Maestrasmountain, at 1 974 meters height.
The population of Cuba is 11 200 000 and its densityis 102 people per Km².
Places of interes: Sierra Maestra, Malecon Habanero, Cauto river,Baconao and Nathional Park of Turquino.
Cuba is in the Tropic of Cancer, then the local climate is tropical:hot and humid. The temperature ranges from 21ºc in January to27ºC in July as an average.
Cuba is divided intosixteen provincesand 168 townships.
Mammals, bats, reptiles and reef fish is the outstanding fauna in Cuba,also there are abundant insects and insectivorous mammals.
Sugar cane, tobacco, palm trees, coffee trees, mangoes and all typesof tropical fruits is the outstanding flora in cuba.
The GDP (gross domestic product) of Cuba is divide as:Agriculture: 5.1%Industry: 27.2%Services:67.7%The monety unit of Cuba is the Cuban peso.
Places of Interest: Sierra Maestra, Malecon Habanero, Cauto river,Baconao and Nathional Park of TurquinoSierra MaestraMalecon HabaneroCautoriverBaconaoTurquino
Colon discovers America and reaches the Cuban shores in 1492.
Cuba belonged to Spain since its discovering until the War of Cuba.
The Cuban War (1885-1889) was a United States fight against Spain toget authority on the island government. At the end of the war, bothcountries signed the Treaty of Parish, by which Spain ceded PuertoRico, the Philipines, and Guam to the United States.
The triumph of the Cuban Revolution (1959) brings a new politicansystem to the countrywhich is opposite the United States politics.
Ernesto Guevara known as Che Guevara was a politican, writer,journalist and Argentine-Cuban doctor; one of the commandersof the Cuban Revolution.
Fidel Castro is a Cuban military, revolutionary and politician. He wasa Prime Minister of Cuba from 1959 to 1976, and President from1976 to 2008. He also served as the Commander in Chief of thecountry’s armed forces from 1959 to 2008.