Cuba: Key Information & Facts

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Updated: 2018-05-02.

General points to know about the country of Cuba – demographics, important ages, phone numbers, key statistics, and more – whether you are traveling there or not.

Capital: Havana (& largest city)

Population: 11.2 million (2016 census)

Language(s): Spanish

President: Miguel Díaz-Canel

Vice President: Salvador Valdés Mesa

Currency: Cuban Peso (CUP) & Cuban Convertible Peso (CUC)

Area: 109,884 km2 (42,426 mi2)

Dialing Code: +53

Time Zone: Cuba Standard Time “CST” (UTC-5)
•   DST/Summer Time: Cuba Daylight Time “CDT” (UTC-4)

Demonym: Cuban (what’s this?)

(their name for their country)
Emergency Dialing Tel. Number: 106 for police, 105 for fire, 104 for ambulance)

Drinking Age: 16

Smoking Age: 18 to purchase

Age of Consent: 16

Drives on the: Right

Electricity & Adapter: 110/220 V, 60 Hz, Plug Types A / B / C / L (define)

Country Code (ISO): CU (also the country’s primary TLD {top-level domain})

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