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Cuba Tourism and Travel: online guide for vacations to Cuba

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3/7/2010
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Surface:The total land area of Cuba is around 110,860 sq km.

Population:  The population of Cuba is around 11,390,000. Mulattos comprise 51%25 of the population, followed by Caucasians, Africans and the Chinese.

System of government: The Republic of Cuba is a communist state.

Capital: Havana, with a population of around 2,400,000 inhabitants, is the capital city.

Religion: Cuba is traditionally a Catholic country. Protestants, Jews and Santeria are also present.

Official Language: The official language is Spanish. English and French are also spoken.

Government: The Republic of Cuba is a communist state.

Climate: Cuba has a tropical climate moderated by trade winds. The country is, however, prone to hurricanes.

Units of measure and electricity: Cuba follows the metric system of measurement and the official electricity unit is 110/220V, 60 Hz.

Time Zone: The standard time is GMT – 5.

Currency: Cuban Peso (CUP) and the convertible Peso (CUC).

Travel documents required: Passports and visas or tourist cards are necessary for travel to Cuba.


Kevan 11/20/2012 At 01:02
Trinidad 10
I love Trinidad... I live in Tunapuna and I would not want to be anywhere else. Diversity is the status quo in Trinidad and Tobago. It is sometimes known as a "rainbow island" or more fondly "a pothound" (local dialect for a mixed-breed dog). There is a wide range of ethnicity, religion, and culture. The total population is estimated at 40% East Indian, 37.5% black, 20.5% mixed, 0.6% white, and 1.2% Chinese and other. Trinidad religion primarily centers round Roman Catholic, Anglican, Muslim and Hindu faiths. Roman Catholicism constitutes the largest religion denomination of the country. Some of the more popular religious festivals are the Santa Rosa Festival, Christmas, Easter, Divali, Eid Ul Fitr and Phagwa. There are also multiple festivals that are based around the...

Anthony 6/24/2014 At 07:34
Havana 9
Havana is a city of contrasts, from the many historic buildings and vintage cars from the 1940s, 50s etc to the many beautiful hotels, memorial spots and embassy buildings to the Government apartment blocks (one or two in need of repairs) - it is a large and diverse city by island standards. The people and culture reflect the rich heritage and strong character of the country which has purposefully forged its place of respect among the many nations of the world.I visited for a conference between Jun 17-22 2014 and used much of my spare time to explore and experience the many sights and sounds. When you go here, be sure to go to the Castropol Restaurant in La Habana Vieja(their Sea bass is superb!), as well as the Malecon to talk a long leisurely walk.Also visit the 'Mercado de Artesanios' to...

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Maracas bay ALT
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Markets
 Flea and street markets (Varadero)
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Carnival festival ALT
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Caroni Bird Sanctuary ALT
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Original Cuba Tour
 Tours (Baracoa)
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Port of Spain ALT
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River limes ALT
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Carnaval
 Other attractions (Santiago de Cuba)
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Revolutionary road
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Havana in a Day
 Sightseeing (Havana)
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Old Havana
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Bars
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El Templete
 Landmarks and Historic sites (Havana)
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Matachín Fort Municipal Museum
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Antonio Maceo monument
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Diving
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