Cuba

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Cuba

The video speaks of the moon over the city of Matanza, Cuba, is the most beautiful she has seen and will never see a moon and elsewhere

Fast Facts Cuba's major religions are Roman Catholics, Protestants, Jehovah's Witnesses, Jewish and Santeria. • The national flower is Hedychium coronarium Cuba J. Koenig, commonly known as "Butterfly Flower". • The national bird of Cuba is "Tocororo" or Cuban Trogon from the family of Trogonidae.

CUBA

This is the main site!

This is what the local food looks like.

Clothes and TraditionsThe three main folkloric celebrations Cuba are the Carnival in Santiago de Cuba in July, the Remedios Sprees in the month of December, and Charanga Bejucal, and also in December and in the province of Havana.While men wear jeans or chinos and a shirt or Guayabera, a traditional and informal types of clothing in Cuba, which is generally used as shirts with pockets and can be embroidered. They come in many different styles and can be very simple or very complex decoration.

This is a map of the region

This is the local map!

Here it is something interesting about CubaPeople in Cuba have a slightly higher life expectancy that people in the United States.

ORIGINS OF CUBAThe known history of Cuba predates Christopher Columbus' landing on the island during his first voyage of discovery in 1492. Archeological evidence suggests that, before Columbus' arrival, the indigenous Guanajatabey, who had inhabited the island for centuries, were driven to the west of Cuba by the arrival of two subsequent waves of migrants, the Taíno and Ciboney. These people, sometimes referred to as the neo-Taíno nations,[6] had migrated north along the Caribbean island chain.The Taíno and Ciboney were part of a cultural group commonly called the Arawak, who inhabited parts of northeastern South America prior to the arrival of Europeans. Initially, they inhabited the eastern area of Baracoa, before expanding across the island. The Spanish Dominican clergyman and writer Bartolomé de las Casas estimated that the neo-Taíno population of Cuba had reached 350,000 by the end of the 15th century. The Taíno cultivated the yuca root, harvested it and baked it to produce cassava bread. They also grew cotton and tobacco, and ate maize and sweet potatoes. According to Las Casas, they had "everything they needed for living; they had many crops, well arranged

FOODThe mojito is a popular cocktail originating in Cuba, made of rum, sugar (or sugar syrup), lime, mint and mineral water

This is the Coat of Arms!


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