Cuba – GENERAL INFORMATION – Facts and Figures

Facts and Figures
       
Full name:
Cuba 

Nationality
          noun: Cuban(s)         adjective: Cuban  

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Area:
        total: 110,860 sq km         Water: 0 sq km         land: 110,860 sq km

       
Population:
11,346,670 (July 2005 est.)

       
Ethnic group
        mulatto 51%        white 37%        black 11%        Chinese 1%  

       
Capital:
Havana – 2 190 000

        Largest Cities        Santiago  de  Kuba – 440 000        Camaguey – 300 000        Holguin – 245 000        Santa  Klara – 210 000

       
Official Language:
Spanish

       
Religion
         nominally 85%         Roman Catholic prior to CASTRO assuming power        Protestants, Jehovah’s Witnesses        Jews and Santeria are also represented

        
Political system:
 Republic

       
GDP:
purchasing power parity – $33.92 billion (2004 est.)
       
GDP per head:
purchasing power parity – $3,000 (2004 est.) 
        
Annual growth:
3% (2004 est.) 

GDP – composition by sector:
         agriculture: 6.6%         Industry: 25.5%         Services: 67.9% (2004 est.)


Inflation:
3.1% (2004 est.)

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