LOCATION Cuba is located at the intersection of North, Central and South America. Cuban territory square kilometers. The island, which stretches from east to west 1250 km.
POLITICAL STRUCTURE The form of Cuba is a socialist republic parliamentary type. The majority of deputies in the parliament are the Communist Party of Cuba. Executive power is exercised Chairman of the State Council (head of state), which in practice is also the General Secretary of the Central Committee (CC) of the Communist Party of Cuba and President of the Council of Ministers (Prime Minister) - the second secretary of the CC, respectively.
POLITICAL STRUCTURE The government consists of the Council of State and Council of Ministers. Forms the government of the republic parliament, called the National Assembly of People's Power. He appoints the head of the State Council. Thus, the highest organ of state power in Cuba is the name of the National Assembly. Administrative republic divided into 16 provinces, which include 169 municipalities. One of the municipalities - Juventud - reports directly to the central government, the rest - the local administrative structures.