Cuba facts
    Cuba facts
    Name origin

    The name of Cuba comes from a pre-Columbian Taino language word meaning either ‘abundant in fertile land’ or ‘great place’.
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    Cuba facts
    WWF report

    According to a World Wildlife Fund report in 2007, Cuba is the only country with sustainable development, based on its ecological footprint.
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    Cuba facts
    Big island

    Cuba is the largest island in the Caribbean and the second most populous, after Hispaniola.
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    Cuba facts
    Two currencies
    Cuba has two official currencies: The peso (CUP), sometimes called the "national currency" or in Spanish "moneda nacional", is one of two official currencies in use in Cuba, the other being the convertible peso (CUC). There are currently 25 CUP per CUC. The aim of this dual-currency is to make things expensive for tourists
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    Cuba facts
    Buy Cuba

    Four US Presidents have unsuccessfully tried to buy Cuba. Thomas Jefferson in 1808, James Polk in 1848, Franklin Pierce in 1854 and William McKinley in 1898.
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