The People of Cuba

The official language in Cuba is Spanish. With this said, even native Spanish speakers can get lost in the translation of time since the language spoken is more of a variation considered Cuban Spanish. Most citizens that live in Cuba speak only Spanish, but in the tourist areas of the larger cities, many will also speak English. Even in areas where English is not spoken much, there are many translators available for tourists and travelers. When you decide to book your vacation to Cuba, you do not need a thorough knowledge of the Spanish language, but learning some simple phrases and words will help you to interact more with the natives of Cuba and maximize your experience.

Catholicism is the main religion in Cuba. Many different beliefs have modified the Catholicism found there, though. Some of the influences that have affected Cuban Catholicism are Roman Catholic Christianity, Christian west African Yoruba, and Santeria. Some of the other religions you may find in Cuba with African traditions include Abakua and Palo Monte. You may also find thousands of Jehovah’s Witnesses in Cuba, as well as some Jewish Cubans that have made the island their home for many centuries. There is a small minority of Muslims living on this Caribbean island, totaling no more than 0.1% of the total population. Overall, Cuba is a safe country. Many of the residents useĀ to keep their homes safe.

Cuba is home to more than 11 million residents, and is one of the most populated islands in the Caribbean. The population of Cuba is a melting pot of multi-ethnicity that is made up of 65% white, 24% mixed-race, 10% black, and 1% Chinese. The cities within Cuba are typically filled with residents wanting a higher education, thanks to their free education system. The Cuban government has been working to increase the rural area population by offering land incentives to Cuban citizens and city-dwellers. Before moving to Havana, all citizens must have consent from the government.