Cuba has a population of 11 230 229 inhabitants. Out of the Cuban population approximately the 50% is female. The Cuban Life Expectancy at Birth is of 76,15 Years. The Cuban birth rate per every 1000 inhabitants is 12,4.
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Cuba Did you know
- Cuba has a total extension of 110 860 sq Km and it is the largest of the West Indies islands.
- Cuba have a population of 11 230 229 inhabitants.
- Out of the Cuban population approximately the 50% is female.
- The Cuban Life Expectancy at Birth is of 76,15 Years.
- The Cuban birth rate per every 1000 inhabitants is 12,4.
- Cuba’s National flower is the butterfly jasmine, the women that supported the independence cause in the 18th century, used this flower as an ornament in their hair to show their support.
- The Cuban highest peak is Pico Real del Turquino, with 1974 meters above sea-level.
- The main Cuban river is Rio Cauto located in the eastern region of the island.
- The main Cuban Economic activities are the Sugar agro-industry, tobacco harverst and manufacture, nickel mining, tourism, fishing, biotecnology medicines and vaccine production and agriculture.
- The most important Cuba export productions are ,raw sugar and by products, crude oil, nickel, fruits and canned fruits, skimp,lobster, crude oil, cigars and coffee.
- The Cuban National tree is the Royal Palm the grows wild all over the country.
- The Manjuarí, is a pre-historical fish that now a days is only found in Cuba, it has disappeared from the rest of the planet.
- Cuba National bird is the Trogon bird, better known as Tocororo, an onomatopoeic name given to the bird due to its singing.
- Trinidad de Cuba and Havana City were declared by UNESCO as World Heritage sites.