National Symbols of Cuba

Cuba is a country in North America. It shares borders with the following countries: United States of America, Bahamas, Mexico, Cayman Islands, Jamaica, Haiti, Dominican Republic, . The capital of Cuba is Havana.

The official language is Spanish and the Cuban Peso is the currency of the Cuba. The domain is .cu and the country code is +53.

National day is celebrated on 10 Oct 1868. Every country in the world has national symbols including national animal, national flower, motto, etc and Cuba is no exception.

In Cuba, Baseball is considered as a national sport, and it is a passion of many Cuban people. Cuba libre is not only a traditional drink, but one of the national drink of Cuba. As poetry is a highly appreciated art, many poets like José Martí, Lezama Lima, Nicolás Guillén represent a national Cuban symbol.

The country was founded by Carlos Manuel de Céspedes. The current president of Cuba is Miguel Díaz-Canel and Manuel Marrero Cruz is the Prime Minister.

In Cuba the power plugs and sockets are of type A, B, C, L. The standard voltage is 110 V and the frequency is 60 Hz.

The Cuban national anthem was written by Perucho Figueredo and composed by Perucho Figueredo.

Country information

Former name(s) Isla Juana
Official name(s) Republic of Cuba
Alternative name(s) Republic of Cuba (official, English), República de Cuba (official, Spanish)
Regional location Caribbean, island between the Caribbean Sea and the North Atlantic Ocean, 150 km south of Key West, Florida
Country name etymology First bestowed by Christopher Columbus as Cabo de Cuba (the modern Punta de Mulas) after a supposed local settlement named "Cuba."
Climate Tropical; moderated by trade winds; dry season (November to April); rainy season (May to October)
Terrain Mostly flat to rolling plains, with rugged hills and mountains in the southeast
Population 11,326,616
National Day 10 Oct 1868
Language(s) Spanish
Religion Christian, Folk
Country code +53
Literacy rate 99.8%
Currency Cuban Peso
Capital city Havana
Domain(TLD) .cu
Ethnicity European Cubana, Mulatto or Mixed Afro-Cuban
Head of government Prime Minister
Nationality Cuban
Driving side Drive on the Right-hand side
Date format yyy/mm/dd
Total area 109,884 km2 (42,426 sq mi)
Timezone UTC−5 (CST)
Average elevation 108 m (354 ft)
Coastline 3,735 Km
Mains electricity 110 V
Emergency telephone numbers Emergency Telephone Numbers

Coat of arms

Flag map of Cuba

Flag map of Cuba

Motto of Cuba

Patria o muerte -"Fatherland or death"

National animal of Cuba

The National animal of Cuba is Cuban Trogon

National Animal of Cuba - Cuban Trogon

National flower of Cuba

The National flower of Cuba is Butterfly Jasmine. Botanical name is White Mariposa.

National flower of Cuba - Butterfly Jasmine

National bird of Cuba

The National bird of Cuba is Cuban trogon

National bird of Cuba - Cuban trogon

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Neighbouring countries of Cuba

Cuban Proverbs - Popular quotes, proverbs and sayings.

Seven sons of one mother, and each one of a different mind.

You cannot distinguish between a drunken man and a mad man until they have slept.

Cheese, wine, and a friend must be old to be good.

A lie runs until truth catches up to it.

Faces of men we see but not their hearts.

The best of hunters lies more than he hunts.

How can you trust anyone who doesn’t know how to blush?

Do not be excessively timid or excessively confident.

There’s no agreement under pressure.

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