Cuba Fast Facts


Population: 11,061,866

Capital City: Havana

Climate: Tropical; moderated by trade winds; dry season (November to April); rainy season (May to October).

Time Zone: UTC-5

Language: Spanish (official)

Country Code: 53

Cuba has always held a mysterious fascination for Americans. For nearly 50 years U.S. citizens have been restricted from traveling or doing business in Cuba, except under special circumstances. Even though Cuba lies just 90 miles off the coast of the U.S., very few Americans have ever been there. But all that may be about to change.


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