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30 September 2009

¡Atención Cuba!

Find one interesting fact out about the country your class is named after, in your case, CUBA. Please post your fact below. Make sure you read the facts first because no repeating facts will be accepted. You can add facts or pictures, even video if it relates to CUBA and is relevant and appropriate. Be sure to put your first name and last initial when you post!

You will need to look back on classmates posts in the future, so be sure to check back here often!
Check our Sra. Delaney's Blog for examples from her classes!

24 comments:

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Srta. S said...

The capital city of Cuba is Havana.

Andrew D said...

The island of Cuba extends 750 miles (roughly the size of Pennsylvania).

Andrew P. said...

Cuba has a mixed population, with one percent Chinese, eleven percent black, thirty seven percent white and a major fifty one percent being mixed black and white, mulatto. The female population is 5,580,500 while the male population is around 5,597,233

andrew l. said...

the national tree of cuba is the royal palm

Kaitlyn A. said...

-The official name of Cuba is the ‘Republic of Cuba’. It consists of the Island of Cuba, the Isle of Youth and some adjacent small islands.

sydney j said...

Cuba has a rich and vibrant cultural life

Jake S said...

Cuba is a communist country who is ruled by Raul Castro who is the brother of more famous Fidel Castro.

Eric D. said...

Americans are not allowed to travel to cuba without specific permission from the U.S. government

Shane W said...

Cuban national anthem is La Bayamesa

Cristina said...

Cristina G
Cuba is the most populated country in the whole of the Caribbean. The main island of Cuba is surrounded by four other main groups of islands. The four islands are the Carnaguey, the Canarreos, the Jardines de la Reina and the Colorados. The total land area of Cuba is 110,860 kilometers square.

Timmy C. said...

Fact:Cuba is 90 miles from America
Another Fact: I am cool

Srta. Sullivan said...

Great comments so far...For students who haven't posted yet, maybe you can expand on Sydney's comment about the rich culture of Cuba...what does that mean, what does it include?

Brock C said...

Geography

Area: 110,860 sq. km.
(44,200 sq. mi.)

about the size of Pennsylvania

Brianna P. said...

The national flower of Cuba is the Butterfly Jasmine. It represents rebelliousness, purity, and independence. It flourishes in humidity. It can be found in lagoons, river banks, and the wild. It's also a favorite garden flower.

Aurora D. said...

Cuba gained independence from Spain in 1902. Also, the official language of Cuba is Spanish, but English is widely spoken there.

Aurora D. said...

Englsih is widely spoken in Spain although the official language of Cuba is Spanish.

Adam J. said...

George Lopez occasionally likes to make fun of Fidel Castro in his show!

Tessa R. said...

The Government of Cuba bases much of its legitimacy on being strongly opposed to the U.S. government.

Brandon s said...

Cuba's national tree is the royal palm tree

austin m said...

cubas flag has blue and white stripes
cuba has two sylobols
cu-ba

Brayton T said...

Cuba is the most populated country in the Caribbean.

Zachary Hallac said...

In Spanish it is known as Republicia de Cuba.The island of Cuba is the seventeenth largest island in the world by land area.http://www.buzzle.com/articles/interesting-facts-about-cuba.html this link is to the cuban flag.Cuba is a major tourist spot. Cuba attracts around two million visitors per year. It has a number of beaches, colonial architecture, favorable climate and a rich cultural history to invite tourists from all over the world. It had the most number of tourists all around the Caribbean between 1915 and 1920. Cuba also has a favorable and flourishing health tourism business, which alone generates around thirty million dollars a year for the Cuban economy. It has a wide range of treatments for neurological disorders, orthopedics and eye-surgery. Night blindness is one disorder which is a specialty in Cuba.

Derek Burghardt said...

Cuba has no plants that are fatal to humans