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A simple visit or package tours often denied the beautiful sites of the country. Cuba, you must discover, not visit! The Republic of Cuba is an island nation in the Caribbean with approximately 11.5 million inhabitants and a size of something more than 110,000 square meters. This is the identical main island of Cuba the largest island in the Caribbean. The language of Cuba is Spanish from the original otherwise spoken in Spain. Head of Government and head of State in personal Union is Raul Castro Ruz, the brother of the famous revolutionary leader and former head of State Fidel Castro since 2008. Nearly 2.2 the 11.5 million inhabitants live here in the capital city of Havana (Landessprachlich: San Cristobal de La Habana), which at the same time is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the island.

Havana has every visitor with a picturesque old town, which is characterised especially by Baroque and neoclassical features. Due to its cultural importance it has been appointed by UNESCO as the world heritage. Are also the most born in Cuban-born actor Andy Garcia and the Luxembourg Grand Duchess Maria Teresa Mestre in Havana. Other large cities like Holguin and Santiago de Cuba in Eastern Cuba, are popular starting points for the mass tourism, which is Cuba’s largest economic branch. Cuba is also famous for its cigars, representing at the same time one of the Prestigereichsten of the country’s export products. Havana cigars and other Cuban brands here are among the best in the world and are at the same time consumption and luxury goods.

Because these are produced in laborious hand work, are also high on world level and an important economic factor for the entire export policy in Cuba. It respects Cuba but on a sustainable economic development and got certified “Sustainable development” for it as the only country in the world by the WWF. Also in the East National Park “Parque Nacional Alejandro de Humboldt”, which was named after the famous German naturalist Alexander von Humboldt, one of the most famous eco-protection systems of the region. Therefore he was declared in 2001 by the UNESCO as the world heritage. A positive role model for the world is Cuba also in the reforestation of the island. Since 1990 the forested area has increased significantly, which runs counter to all global trends. So Cuba has a forest cover of 25%, which has a positive effect for the climatic situation of the island. Cuba is in the tropical zone. Therefore, it is affected also by the hurricanes in the Caribbean. By a highly organized and well functioning civil protection, the island remains mostly relatively harmless compared to others. In addition, Cuba is known worldwide for its wide cultural variety. Sporting excellence (especially in the baseball, judo, and wrestling), great literary authors (Pedro Juan Gutierrez and Alejo Carpentier) and famous dance and music schools make the country one of the cultural before showing countries of the Caribbean.

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