Fun Facts About Cuba for Your Cuba Vacation!

Our "Fun Facts About Cuba" page highlights what a unique vacation destination Cuba is!

Geographical Facts About Cuba

  • Cuba is the largest Caribbean island

  • Cuba is the 17th largest island in the world

  • One of the largest coral reefs in the world is off the coast of Cuba

  • Cuba has more than 4,000 islands!

  • The Cuban coastline is more than 3,700 km

  • The highest point in Cuba is 2,005 metres

  • There are limestone underground caves in Cuba

  • Cubans call the island El Cocodrilo (the Crocodile) due to the shape of the island

  • There are no plants or animals in Cuba that are lethal to humans!

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Historical Facts About Cuba

  • Hemingway used to visit Cuba at the La Bodeguita del Medio

  • Christopher Columbus first discovered Cuba in 1492


Social Facts About Cuba

  • Cuba has one of the lowest birth rates in the western hemisphere

  • Cuba is one of the four communist nations in the world

  • Education is free in Cuba and required for children up to 16 years old (the literacy level is 97%)
  • A different currency is used for tourists which locals are not allowed to use!

  • Toiletries and other items useful in daily life a hard to come by in Cuba not to lack of money necessarily but because supplies are limited on the island. Locals totally appreciate gifts of toothpaste, tooth brushes, make-up, school supplies, and clothing.

  • Baseball is very popular in cuba




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