Cuba

By: Hannah Drew

Capital of Cuba

Havana is the capital.

The area of Cuba

The area is 42,802 square miles.

Physical Features of Cuba

  • The longest river in Cuba is Cauto. Cauto is 150 miles long.
  • The two main mountain ranges in Cuba are Sierra do los Organos and Sierra del Rosario.

The Climate of Cuba

  • Cuba is located in the tropical region.
  • There are dry seasons. (November-April)
  • There are also rainy seasons. (May-October)

Plants and Animals in Cuba

  • The smallest hummingbird is located in Cuba. It is called the bee hummingbird.
  • The endanger ivory-billed woodpecker.
  • In Cuba they grow sugarcane.

Natural Disasters

  • There are hurricanes on the east coast.
  • Also, droughts are common.

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Natural Resources

One natural resource is nickel, and another one is silica.

How people interact with the environment

People cause pollution, deforestation, and biodiversity loss.

Food

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Cultural Traits

Some culture traits in Cuba include...

1. Spanish as their official language

2. 85% of Cuba is Roman Catholic

3. The major sport is baseball

4. Ages 6 to 14 are required to go to school

5. Chicken, beans, rice, and pork are the most common food.

Baseball in Cuba

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Population and Population Density

The population of Cuba is 11,047,251 people.

The population density is 258.10 people/square mile.

Type of Government

Cuba is a communist state

Cuba's GDP and GDP per capita

Cuba's GDP is $12 billon and the GDP per capita is $10,200.

Old American Cars in Cuba

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Imports and Exports

The imports of Cuba are sugar, nickel, tobacco, and fish.

The exports of Cuba are machinery, petroleum, and food.

Places to visit

One place to visit or to go hiking is Pico Turquino which is the tallest mountain in Cuba.

Another place to visit is Malecon in Havana. Malecon is a very popular sea-drive.

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