Main facts Cuba was inhabited by Christopher Columbus largest island in the Caribbean 11 million inhabitants multiethnic country close relationship with the Soviet Union in the Cold War. Cuba was named by Columbus for the town of Cuba in the district of Beja in Portugal.
Geographic Cuba is an archipelago of islands located in the northern Caribbean Sea The United States lies 150 kilometers Cuba is the principal island, surrounded by four smaller groups of islands 17th-largest island in the world by land area.
the local climate is tropical, The temperature is also shaped by the Caribbean warm water The average temperature is 21 °C The medical tourism sector caters to thousands of European, Latin American, Canadian, and American consumers every year. 2.9 million tourists visited Cuba Climate and tourism
Religion 59% Christian 23% unaffiliated 17% folk religion
Economy and main recourses Cuba's natural resources include sugar, tobacco, fish, citrus fruits, coffee, beans, rice, potatoes, and livestock Cuba's most important mineral resource is nickel planned economy public sector employment was 78% and private sector 22% US dollar
Cuisine Сuban cuisine is a fusion of Spanish and Caribbean cuisines. spice and flavor he typical meal could consist of plantains, black beans and rice, ropa vieja (shredded beef), Cuban bread, pork with onions, and tropical fruits
Sports Baseball is by far the most popular football basketball volleyball cricket athletic