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Status and Trends in the African, Caribbean, and Pacific Group of States

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Cuba

Capital: Havana
World Bank Region: Latin America & Caribbean
World Bank Income level: Upper middle income
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Land area (km2): 106,440 (2007)
 
Population (people): 11,284,043 (2007)
 
Population density (people per km2 land area): 106.01 (2007)
 
Population growth (annual): 0.1% (2007)
 
Life expectancy at birth (years): 78 (2007)
 
Infant mortality rate (per 1000 live births): 5 (2007)
 
GDP per capita, PPP (current international $): $16,093.04 (2007)
 
GDP growth (annual): 7.3% (2007)

 
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Terrestrial Protected Areas over 100km2
Name WDPA ID (Link to DOPA) WDPA ID (Link to BIOPAMA) Area (km2) IUCN Management Category
Alejandro de Humboldt 168260 168260 706 II
Alejandro de Humboldt National Park 900628 900628 691 Not Assigned
Baconao 12463 12463 836 Not Reported
Baconao 71015 71015 846 VI
Bahía de Malagueta 302591 302591 232 Not Reported
Buena Vista 302628 302628 3130 VI
Buenavista 900763 900763 3137 Not Reported
Buenavista 198340 198340 3137 Not Reported
Caguanes 168258 168258 204 II
Caletones 302595 302595 334 Not Reported
Cayo Campos 302873 302873 101 Not Reported
Cayo Cantiles - Avalo - Rosario 302596 302596 563 Not Reported
Cayo Cruz 302874 302874 186 Not Reported
Cayo Levisa 302875 302875 314 Not Reported
Cayos de San Felipe 168256 168256 428 II
Centro y Oeste de Cayo Coco 168265 168265 363 II
Ciénaga de Lanier y Sur de la Isla de la Juventud 900764 900764 1293 Not Reported
Ciénaga de Zapata 32359 32359 4193 II
Ciénaga de Zapata 198339 198339 6472 Not Reported
Ciénaga de Zapata 900569 900569 6472 Not Reported
Ciénaga de Zapata 302627 302627 6462 VI
Cuchillas del Toa 12465 12465 1986 Not Reported
Cuchillas del Toa 317045 317045 2018 VI
Delta del Cauto 36123 36123 662 IV
Desembarco del Granma 20202 20202 326 II
Desembarco del Granma National Park 198297 198297 325 Not Assigned
Este de Cayo Largo 13632 13632 710 II
Gran Humedal del Norte de Ciego de Ávila 900765 900765 2502 Not Reported
Guanahacabibes 168261 168261 397 II
Guanahacabibes 302629 302629 1527 VI
Humedal Delta del Cauto 900766 900766 608 Not Reported
Humedal Río Máximo-Cagüey 901221 901221 225 Not Reported
Humedales de Cayo Romano y Norte de Camagüey 302607 302607 3465 Not Reported
Humedales del Norte de Ciego de Avila 302608 302608 2585 VI
Jardines de la Reina 302609 302609 2164 II
La Bayamesa 13582 13582 241 II
Lanzanillo Pajonal Fragoso 168267 168267 869 IV
Las Picuas - Cayo del Cristo 302614 302614 558 IV
Mil Cumbres 31511 31511 171 VI
Nuevas Grandes - La Isleta 32417 32417 101 Not Reported
Peninsula de Guanahacabibes 12464 12464 1514 Not Reported
Pico Cristal 36096 36096 185 II
Quibiján - Duaba - Yunque de Baracoa 302624 302624 143 Not Reported
Rio Maximo 302631 302631 225 IV
Sierra del Rosario 302630 302630 266 VI
Sierra del Rosario 10721 10721 236 Not Reported
Sistema Espelo - Lacustre de Zapata 36110 36110 149 Not Reported
Sur de la Isla de la Juventud 36099 36099 1308 VI
Topes de Collantes 37249 37249 293 Not Reported
Turquino 31508 31508 229 II
Valle del Yumuri 303014 303014 108 Not Reported
Viñales 36111 36111 111 II
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Terrestrial Ecoregions
Name % of country covered % of ecoregion protected in country % of ecoregion protected worldwide % of ecoregion within country % country contribution to protection worldwide
Bahamian-Antillean mangroves 1.69 36.37 27.51 44.96 59.44
Cuban cactus scrub 0.69 7.96 7.96 100.0 100.0
Cuban dry forests 13.81 4.66 4.66 99.8 99.71
Cuban moist forests 4.49 16.29 16.29 100.0 100.0
Cuban pine forests 1.35 6.53 6.53 100.0 100.0
Cuban wetlands 1.19 58.62 58.62 100.0 100.0
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