Health

Emergency telephone numbers
Vaccines

Tetanus, Polio, Diphtheria, Hepatitis B, Pertussis, Typhoid, Hepatitis A.

Health risks

Beware of mosquitoes, sand flies (jejenes), exposure to the sun ...

Doctor consultation fees
€39
Quality of public medical facilities
Cuba has the best health care system in Latin America.
Tap water
Tap water is potable officially, but bottled water is highly recommended.

Practical information

Capital
Havana
Major towns and cities
Santiago de Cuba, Camagüey
Official languages
Spanish
GDP
USD 57 billion
Population
11 million
Area
109 884 km2
Currency

Convertible Peso
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Time zone
UTC -5
Country code
+53 +area code +number of the person you are calling
International airport

Havana (HAV), Santiago de Cuba (SCU), Holguin (HOG), Varadero (VRA), Santa Clara (SNU) and Cayo Coco (CCC).

Tourism & local way of life

Public holidays

January 2: Victory of Armed Forces Day
May 1: Labour Day
July 25: Day before the Commemoration of the Assault of the Moncada garrison
July 26: Commemoration of the Assault of the Moncada garrison (Official name means "Day of the National Rebellion")
July 27: Day after the Commemoration of the Assault of the Moncada garrison
October 10: Independence Day
December 25: Christmas

Climate
Dry season from late November to May. Rainy season from June to November.
Best time to visit
During the dry season, from late November to May.
Best places to visit

Havana
beaches of the East
The Mogotes
Piar del Rio

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