General Characteristics of Cuba
Cuban archipelago is form by the Cuban island, the island of youth (in the
past island of pines) and about 4,195 keys and little islands. The Cuban island
is long and narrow, and it looks like a big cayman as you can see in the map
that is shown in this page. It is located in the Caribbean sea at the entry
of the Mexican gulf. Its limit are from the northwest with the mexican gulf,
at the north with the Florida's strait and the Bahamas old channel which
isolated it from the United States and Bahamas respectively; at the east with
the Winds passage which isolated it from Jamaica and at the west with the
Yucatan strait which isolated it from Mexico.
Language: The official
language of the Republic of Cuba is the Spanish. Nevertheless, as a consequence
of the high level cultural of cuban people more of its inhabitants speak
english and french.
division: 14 provinces and a special municipality.
Cuba is a tropical country,
with an average of 330 days with sun in the year.
The medium year temperature is 25,5 °C.
The cool month: january with 21 °C
The warm month: july with 30 °C. Annual sun radiation: 80 kilocal
Average temperature in the coast waters: 25 °C in winter,
28 °C in summer
Average relative humidity: 78 %
Average annual rain: 1 515 mm.
Less raining months: december and august .
this site you will fing a map of cuba, maps of all cuba provinces and maps of
all major cities