|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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Cuba's climate is tropical and moderated by trade winds. The normal dry season runs from November to April, and the rainy season from May to October, and during that rainy season Cuba receives over 50 inches of precipitation on average.
The average temperature in January (winter) is 23.1°C (73.6 °F), and to 27°C (80.6 °F) in July (summer). Slighter higher temps are the norm in the upper reaches of the mountains. Note that humidity levels are high throughout this island nation.
Cuba lies in the path of hurricanes, and those destructive storms are most common September through November.
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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.