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Country Cuba


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Region Caribbean
Area (sq km) 110,860
Border U.S. Naval Base at Guantanamo Bay
Population 11,031,433
Nationality Cuban(s)
Ethnicity white 65.1%, mulatto and mestizo 24.8%, black 10.1%
Religion Roman Catholic, Protestant, Jehovah's Witness, Muslim (Sh'ia and Sunni), Jewish, Santeria, West African religions
Language Spanish
Literacy 100%
Government Communist State
Capital Havana
Leader President Gen. Raul Castro (since February 24, 2008); First Vice President Miguel Diaz-Canel Bermudez (since February 24, 2013)
Currency Cuban peso (CUP)
Independence Day May 20, 1902 (from Spain Dec. 10, 1898; administered by the U.S. from 1898 to 1902)
National Holiday Triumph of the Revolution (Jan. 1, 1959)
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