Located in the continent of the Caribbean, Cuba covers 109,820 square kilometers of land and 1,040 square kilometers of water, making it the 106th largest nation in the world with a total area of 110,860 square kilometers.
Cuba became an independent state in 1902, after gaining its sovereignty from Spain. The population of Cuba is 11,075,244 (2012) and the nation has a density of 101 people per square kilometer.
The currency of Cuba is the Peso Convertible (CUC). As well, the people of Cuba are refered to as Cuba.
The dialing code for the country is 53 and the top level internet domain for Cuba sites is .cu.
Cuba shares land borders with only one country, United States Of America.
To learn more, visit our detailed Cuba section.
|Density||100.8 / km2 ( 261.2 / mi2 )|
|Capital||Havana (La Habana)|
|GDP||77,149,700,000 (2013 data)|
|GDP per Capita||6,966 (2013 data)|
|Land Area||109,820 km2 (42,402 mi2)|
|Water Area||1,040 km2 (402 mi2)|
What is the capital of Cuba?
Havana is the capital city of Cuba. It has a population of 2,163,824, and is located on a latitue of 23.13 and longitude of -82.38.
Havana is also the political center of Cuba, which is considered a Republic, and home to its Executive head of state.
Quick Facts About Havana, the Capital Of Cuba
|Elevation||41 meters over sea level|
Most popular cities in Cuba
|#2||Santiago de Cuba||555,865|
|#7||Diez de Octubre||227,293|
|#12||Pinar del Rio||186,990|
|#14||Habana del Este||178,041|
|#15||San Miguel del Padron||159,273|
|#18||Ciego de Avila||142,027|