Cuba

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by lbejar
Last updated 5 years ago

Discipline:
Social Studies
Subject:
Geography
Grade:
6

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Cuba

Facts:

• Cuba is the largest country by land are in the Caribbean.• Cuba has a population of 11 million people today.• The game of dominos is extremely popular in Cuba.

Cuba

Location

Capital City- La Havana

Absolute LocationThe island of cuba streches from 23˚ 16' N, to 19˚ 49' 37" latitude and from 84˚ 57' 25" W, longitudeto 74˚ 8' 1" longitude.

Relative LocationCuba is South of Florida and NorthWest of Haiti. It has the Caribbean sea to its South.

Cuba's Topography1. Has almost 200 small rivers as well as a lot of narrow streams. 2. The coastline is marked by bays, reefs, keys, and many other beautiful things.3. Near southern Cuba lies many swamps and lowlands including the Zapata Swamp.4. Lake La Leche is the largest and freshest body of water in Cuba.5. The Sierra Maestra is the tallest mountain in Cuba.6. The climate in Cuba is semi tropical or temeprate.7. Cordillera de Guaniguanico is also a very important peek.8. Isla De Juventud is an island in the land of Cuba.9. Pico Turquino, also a very high peek.

The flag of Cuba consist of five blue and white alternating stripes and a red triangle with a white star on the left side of the flag. The tringle is red beacause of the blood shed while fighting for independence. And the stripes are blue because they represent the three military districts of colonial Cuba.

Sierra Maestra Mountain

Pico Turquino

THE CURRENT DICTATOR OF CUBA IS RAUL CATSRO (FIDEL CASTRO'S BROTHER). THEY ARE A COMMUNIST STATE.

Cuban food

Cuban Culture Audio

Top three things to do in Cuba:1. Visit Havana.2. Go to the Christopher Columus Cemetery.3. Explore Cuba in a classic 50s car.

Currency:(Cuban Peso)

Main export: Raw sugarMain import: refined petroleum


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