- Capital: Havana
- Largest City: Havana
- Language: Spanish
- Currency: Cuban Convertible Peso (CUC), equal to 1 US Dollar; and Cuban Peso (CUP), 25:1 to the US Dollar. As a tourist, most of your transactions will be conducted in CUC.
- American credit cards do NOT work in Cuba. Also, note that American dollars receive a 10% tax on top of the exchange rate. Therefore, I would recommend bringing Euros or British Pounds for the best exchange rate.