The capital and largest city Havana is 365 km (227 mi) from Miami, Florida.

Cuba is the largest island in the Caribbean, and the second-most populous after Hispaniola, with over 11 million inhabitants.

In 2015, it became the first country to eradicate mother-to-child transmission of HIV and syphilis, a milestone hailed by the World Health Organization as "one of the greatest public health achievements possible".

  • Cuba has largest boundary with US Naval Base at Guantanamo Bay which is approximately 29 km.
  • The largest river in Cuba is Guantamo which is 190 km.
  • The largest export partner of Cuba is Canada.
  • The largest import partner of Cuba is Venezuela.
  • There are 45 seaports in Cuba.

Tourist Attraction#

An Old Havana street serves as a field of dreams for young boys engaged in one of Cuba’s national passions—baseball.

National Facts#

  • The national fruit of Cuba is
  • The national bird of Cuba is Cuban trogon.
  • Butterfly Jasmine is the national flower of Cuba
  • The national sport of Cuba is Baseball.
Cubaanse Trogon, Foto: source: Wikicommons unter CC
Cubaanse Trogon
Foto: source: Wikicommons unter CC


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