|Land Area||109,820 km2|
|Water Area||1,040 km2|
|Total Area||110,860km2 (#104)|
|Government Type||Communist State|
|GDP (PPP)||$133.00 Billion|
|GDP Per Capita||$11,900|
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- Bird: Tocororo
- 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
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.