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Monday, 14 September 2015

HETALIA: CUBA PROFILE



National name: República de Cuba

Total area: 42,803 sq mi (110,860 sq km)

Population (2012 est.): 11,075,244 (growth rate: -0.12%)

Capital and largest city (2009 est.): Havana, 2,140,000

Other large cities: Santiago de Cuba, 554,400; Camagüey, 354,400; Holguin, 319,300; Guantánamo, 274,300; Santa Clara, 251,800

Monetary unit: Cuban Peso

Language: Spanish

Ethnicity/race: mulatto 51%, white 37%, black 11%, Chinese 1%

National Holiday: Triumph of the Revolution, December 10

Religions: predominantly Roman Catholic and Santería (Afro-Cuban syncretic religion)

Literacy rate: 99.8% (2011 est.)

industry 19.4%, services 60.6% (2006). Industries: sugar, petroleum, tobacco, construction, nickel, steel, cement, agricultural machinery, pharmaceuticals. 

Natural resources: cobalt, nickel, iron ore, copper, manganese, salt, timber, silica, petroleum, arable land.