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Ministry of Interior - Photo by hoyasmeg - CC-BY

 

Population (2006) ............................... ....................... 11,382,820


GDP per capita 2006 (Purchasing Power Parity,US$)........................... 3,900
 

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Resources and links about Cuba

Church in Old Havana - Photo by hoyasmeg - CC-BY

GDP 2006 (Purchasing Power Parity, US$ billions)................ 44.5
Unemployment.....................................................................25.9%
Average annual growth 1991-97
Population (%) ....... .5
Labor force (%) ....... 1.5
Total Area...................................................................42,803 sq. mi.
Urban population (% of total population) ...............................77
Life expectancy at birth (years).....................................................76
Infant mortality (per 1,000 live births)........................................ 7
Child malnutrition (% of children under 5) ...............................8
Access to safe water (% of population) ..................................... 94
Illiteracy (% of population age 15+) ............................................. 4

Go to Cuba Capital City Havana City Profile - To Cuba History

Architecture of Cuba - A photo tour of the architecture of Cuba __ Select a section or landmark you want to visit to find photos. - illustrated - From Lara Day Kozak - http://www.artnouveau.org/cuba/ 

Country Profile: Cuba __ "Cuba has survived more than 40 years of US sanctions intended to topple the government of Fidel Castro. It has also defied predictions that it would not withstand the collapse of its main supporter, the Soviet Union." An excellent overview. - Illustrated - From BBC - http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/americas/country_profiles/1203299.stm 
 
Cuba __ "Cuba is the Caribbean's largest and least commercialised island and one of the world's last bastions of communism. Its relative political isolation has prevented it from being overrun by tourists, and locals are sincerely friendly to those who do venture in." Learn about all the attractions. - illustrated - From Lonelyplanet.com - http://www.lonelyplanet.com/destinations/caribbean/cuba/ 

Cuba __ A good overview, Cuba history, Cuba government, statistics and more. - illustrated - From Infoplease - http://www.infoplease.com/ipa/A0107443.html

 

Cuba - geography Flag, Map, Economy ...__ "Cuba Interactive Factbook: Flag, Map, Geography, People, Government, Economy, Transportation, Communications and more. - illustrated - From theodora.com - http://www.theodora.com/wfb/cuba_geography.html
 
Cuba: Geography, Maps and Information __ You will find a collection of resources including Cuba geography, maps of Cuba and links to related articles. - From about.com - http://geography.about.com/library/maps/blcuba.htm    



Cuba map and information page by World Atlas __ A general overview of Cuba. The page can be a little confusing with other islands mentioned. - illustrated - From World Atlas.com - http://www.worldatlas.com/webimage/countrys/namerica/caribb/cu.htm 

Cuba News - by CubaNet News Inc __ Keep up on the latest news about Cuba from the Cuban community in the USA. - illustrated - From Cubanet.org - http://www.cubanet.org/cubanews.html

Cuba Video Clips __ You will find video clips related to the country. 'Caution' only a few of the Cuba video clips have been reviewed by archaeolink.com. There may be material in others some would find objectionable. - From searchforvideo.com - http://www.searchforvideo.com/countries/cuba/  
 
Cuba-Pictures.com - Cuba travel photos __ "Cuba is a photographer's dream come true. The monuments, landscapes, and people of this largest Caribbean island offer picture-perfect images." While this may belong in the tourism section, there is so much descriptive information about the various regions of the country to make it well worth your time. There are 14 different and quite interesting galleries. - illustrated - From David Stanley - http://www.cuba-pictures.com/

Cuba's Economy __ You will find a detailed look at the Cuban economy. "Cuba has a dual economy, with two distinct systems operating side by side." Learn how it works. - From globalsecurity.org - http://www.globalsecurity.org/military/world/cuba/economy.htm

Economy of Cuba __ "The economy of Cuba is a largely state-controlled, planned economy overseen by the Cuban government, though there remains significant foreign investment and enterprise in Cuba." An encyclopedic article about the economy of Cuba along with links to related materials. - From wikipedia - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Economy_of_Cuba 

Maps Of Cuba __ You will find a wide variety of Cuba map resources. Select Cuba maps from MapQuest, Merriam-Webster, Perry-Castaņeda Library Map Collection and others. - From embassyworld.com - http://www.embassyworld.com/maps/Maps_Of_Cuba.html

Maps of Cuba - Cuban Flags, Maps, Economy, Geography, Climate, Natural Resources, Current Issues, International Agreements, Population, Social Statistics, Political System __ Everything in the title and a lot more. - illustrated - From Photius Coutsoukis - http://www.geographic.org/maps/new2/cuba_maps.html

pictures of Cuba at picturesofplaces.com - cuba pictures __ "Cuba pictures including Varadero Beach, Havana, Matanzas, Vinales Valley, Cienfuegos, El Malecon, Pinar del Rio, Cojimar, and more!" - illustrated - From picturesofplaces.com - http://www.picturesofplaces.com/Caribbean/cuba.html 

World History Archives: The history of Cuba __ Several extensive articles about Cuban history. - From World History Archives - http://www.hartford-hwp.com/archives/43b/

 

 

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