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Cuba Government type - Government

Cuba Government type - Government | Cuba, Constance Childers | Scoop.it

Socialist State

Population: 11,253,665

Official language: Spanish Language

Island country in the Caribbean

Capital: Havana

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Population and racial demographics

62% black 72% of population is non-white 72.7% of scientists and technicians are white Privately owned land is 98% white 2% of the private sector is owned byBlacks

70% of Cuban Blacks estimated unemployed

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Country name and capital

Country name and capital | Cuba, Constance Childers | Scoop.it
The name Cuba came from the Taino Indiginous word Cubanacan meaning "where fertile land is abundant" cubao or "great place" coabana. Havana is the heart of Cuba 65.1% White, 10.1% African,  24.8% Mulatto and Mestizo Official language is Spanish Anthem: La Bayamesa
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map of country

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Cuba is between Dominican Republic and Hondorus

The Capital Is Havana

Cuba is in North America

It is above Jamaica and below the Bahamas

Cuba is also right below Florida

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President of Cuba - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

President of Cuba - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia | Cuba, Constance Childers | Scoop.it

Five years

Raúl Modesto Castro Ruz

3 June 1931 (age 81)

Communist Party

4 children

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Religion in Cuba - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Religion in Cuba - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia | Cuba, Constance Childers | Scoop.it

Catholic

60% of the population is Roman Catholic

But only 5% attendends mass regularly

Used to be atheist

In 1962 Castro shut down more than 400 catholic schools

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Flag of country

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Made official May 20, 1902

Designed by Narciso López

Also known as the "Lone Star"

Used in the liberation movement that was launched to seek independence from Spain

The over all design was modelled after the US flag

The red triagle is the Masonic symbol for equality

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