General Info on Cuba


Official name: The Republic of Cuba.
Flag: cuba-flag  Coat of Arms: cuba-coat-of-arms

Population: over 11 million people

Education: Education in Cuba is free and compulsory. In 1961, illiteracy was eradicated through a nationwide education campaign; therefore, every Cuban citizen knows how to write and read.

Health: Cuba’s system of primary health care covers the entire country and is considered to be unique in Latin America. Health care services are free for all Cubans. The infant mortality rate is 5, 3 per thousand born-alive children and life expectancy at birth is   75, 2 years.

Culture: Cuba is a country of great artistic manifestations and world well known creators.