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Cuban Symbols

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)
Largest Cities

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About Cuba

  • Bird: Tocororo
  • Coat of Arms:

    Cuba coat of arms

  • Coat of Arms: The Cuban Coat of Arms consists of a shield, a wreath, and a Phrygian cap. The Phrygian cap represents liberty.

    The shield is divided into three sections. The key between two rocks symbolizes Cuba's position between both American continents. 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.
  • Flag of Cuba
  • Flower: White Mariposa (Butterfly Jasmine)
  • Motto: "Patria o Muerte" "Homeland or Death"
  • Tree: Royal Palm

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