Cuba Country in the Caribbean information and photo #Cuba – Cuba flag, maps, people, coloring pages and more. Cuba, a large Caribbean island nation under communist rule, is known for its white-sand beaches, rolling mountains, cigars and rum. Its colorful capital, Havana, features well-preserved Spanish colonial architecture within its 16th-century core, Old Havana, loomed over by the pre-revolutionary Capitolio. Salsa emanates from the city’s dance clubs and cabaret shows are performed at the famed Tropicana.
President: Raúl Castro
Prime minister: Raúl Castro
Population: 11.27 million (2013) World Bank
Currencies: Cuban peso, Cuban convertible peso