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Cuba's Information

Flag of Cuba
Land Area 109,820 km2
Water Area 1,040 km2
Total Area 110,860km2 (#104)
Population 11,179,995 (#78)
Population Density 101.80/km2
Government Type Communist State
GDP (PPP) $133.00 Billion
GDP Per Capita $11,900
Currency Peso (CUP)
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About Cuba

Cuba Flag:
Flag of Cuba

The flag of Cuba was officially adopted on May 20, 1902.

The overall design is modeled after the flag of the United States of America. The red triangle is from the Masonic symbol for equality. La Estrella Solitaria, or the white Lone Star, is centered on the red triangle.

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Cuba Coat of Arms:
Coat of arms of Cuba

The Cuban Coat of Arms consists of a shield, a wreath, and a Phrygian cap. The Phrygian cap is said to represent liberty.

The shield is divided into three sections. The gold key between two rocks symbolizes Cuba's position between North and South America.

The blue and white stripes represent the flag. The lower right division of the shield contains a Cuban landscape scene.

The wreath is made of an oak branch and a laurel branch. The oak branch symbolizes the strength of Cuba and the laural branch represents the honor of Cuba.

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What is a command economy?

Command Economy refers to economic activity that is controlled by a central authority and means of production are publicly owned. A command economy features the government in all the financial decisions and implementation in a country. Some countries with this type of economy include the communist states of Cuba and North Korea.

What Is A Command Economy?

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