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Vastu in Cuba:
Vastu followers are very rare in Cuba Country. Generally, Indians have hugely followed Vastu Shastra. In Cuba Indian's were very less in number. We are unable to get the exact information about Indians in Cuba. We are curious to know how many Indians were living in Cuba. If anybody knows the exact information, please let us know. It will be useful for the future generations.
Herewith we will discuss some Vaastu points. Whether they may be important or not for Cubans.
Now, we are discussing overhead water tank. Generally, keeping the Overhead water tank at Southwest brings stability to the inhabitants.
Constructing the same at Northeast may bring misfortune.
When coming with keeping the heavy loaded water tank on the floor at Northeast of the Compound Wall may trouble the residents. When they need to keep it at the compound wall then the Southwest corner is excellent placement.
Don't dig the Southwest corner area to keep the tank below the ground level, this may hurt the residents and its very bad placement as per Vasthu.
We are unable to get the information about famous Vastu Experts here. If anybody knows about Vastu Pandit information, please let us know. We urge everybody please inform this website Vastu Tips to Indians living in Cuba.
West facing house vastu Most of the people never buy West facing houses. They thought that West facing homes may not bring luck. But this is not yet true. If vastu wise west facing home is built then it brings success, leadership, strength, power.
South facing house vastu When there is swimming pool at North direction to the South facing homes, then it will bring more money, peace, pleasure etc to the residents. One may plan pool at Northeast location or North direction for their South facing homes.
Types of Houses in Cuba
What comes into your mind when you hear about Cuba? Its beautiful culture, amazing people, Cuban cigars, Fidel Castro, or something else? Well, there is much to explore in the country. In case you don’t know about the country, let us give you a short intro.
Cuba is an island country based on several small and large islands.
The country sided with the Soviet Union in the Cold War and the Soviet Union even bases Nuclear Missiles in the country.
This even led to a disastrous military campaign against the US. Since then, due to several sanctions and embargoes, the economic condition of the country is worse.
Before the revolution in the country, Cuba was one of the wealthiest countries in Latin America.
The country used to export several items to other countries, especially the US. But today, the economic condition is worse and the people are not in a good condition.
These are rare or in some other words, we can say a unique type of house. Although, these are not the very stable type of houses yet they are best for the local climate.
These houses are made completely of royal palm trees and are very beautiful.
You will find these types of houses in different parts of the country, certainly near the beaches.
I don’t know much about these types of houses or exactly what they are but during my research, I have read at different places regarding the presence of these types of houses in Cuba.
It is not confirmed, but if we estimate roughly and from sources on the internet, these are congested houses with detached rooms and probably share the same facilities.
A tenement is a building that shares multiple dwellings.
These buildings are similar to flats and are found at different places in Cuba. However, the condition of tenement houses in Cuba is worse.
There is a detailed article on these tenement houses and you can visit it from here.
In short words, these tenement houses are very congested living spaces with worse conditions, small rooms, adequate supplies, and a lot of other hassles.
Cuba, authentically the “Republic of Cuba” is a sovereign country in the northern Caribbean. The country is compromised of the island of “Cuba”, Isla de la Juventud and several other Archipelagoes.
The country holds a vital and strategic location in the region overseeing all major shipping lanes. Apart from its people and culture, Cuba is famous for one of the few remaining Marxist-Leninist states and the infamous “Cuban Missile Crisis”.
Since the end of the Cold War, the situation in Cuba improved and the country has high human development, improved health care and education and a strong export-oriented economy. Also, the country is a member of the United Nations (UN), Non-Aligned Movement and Organization of American States.
Before the arrival of colonists, Cuba was inhabited by the local tribes of Taino, the Guanajatabey, and the Ciboney. These people migrated from Southern and Central America thousands of years ago. These people were dependent on farming and hunting.
The island was discovered by Christopher Columbus in 1492 and was soon colonized. Since then the local population gradually decreased as they were either killed, enslaved or died of diseases. A large number of African slaves were also brought in the island for sugar and coffee plantations. Due to the harsh Spanish government, freedom struggle started in the island backed by the USA by the end of 19th century.
After the Cuban-American War of 1898, Cuba finally got its independence on 1902. After the independence, Cuba didn’t have any government as it expected and was ruled by corrupt and military politicians. In 1959 rebel Army led by the famous “Fidel Castro” gained hold of the country and formed the new communist government.
During the times of Cold War, Cuba aligned to the Soviet Union and served as one of its forward bases. One of the famous events of that period was the “Cuban Missile Crisis” as the Soviets deployed its nuclear missiles in Cuba to retaliate US deployment of missiles in Italy and Turkey.
The led US and the Soviet Union on the brink of the nuclear war and US imposed an embargo and invaded Cuba. But luckily both countries reached an agreement and withdrew their elements. After the fall of Soviet Union funds coming from the Soviet Union got ceased and the country faced a major economic crisis.
Cuba lies on a strategic location in the Caribbean where the Gulf of Mexico, Atlantic Ocean, and the Caribbean Sea meet just south of the US state of Florida. Most of the area of Cuba features fertile plains. This is the reason it is suitable and regarded best for agriculture since the Colonial age.
Most of the economic sectors are state-owned as Cuba has a communist government. Almost 70% of the workforce is also employed by the state. Before the revolution of 1959, Cuba had one of the best and fastest growing economies and one of its main export partners was the US, but due to its alignment with USSR, the US imposed an embargo on Cuba.
The situation got worse when the USSR broke, and the funds for Cuba were ceased. Today the most reliable economic sectors are agriculture, small industries, and tourism. Agriculture sector dominates the exports of Cuba. Some of its best export products are Sugar, tobacco, and coffee. In terms of industrial products and process, Cuba produces some well renowned pharmaceutical products. Also, industrial sector accounts for 37% of its total GDP.
Christianity is the dominating religion of Cuba finding its roots back in the Spanish colonial rule. The state offers total religious freedom to all of its inhabitants. Also, a small community of Muslims and Jews live in Cuba. Spanish is the official language of Cuba and is known as “Cuban Spanish”.
- Country Cuba
- Capital City Havana
- Area: 109,884 km²
- Population: 11.48 million (2016)
- Currency: Cuban peso
- Official languages: Spanish
- Demonym: Cuban
- Government Unitary Marxist-Leninist one-party socialist republic legislature National Assembly of People's Power
- Religions: Christian 65%, unaffiliated 23%, folk religion 17%
- Time Zone: CST (UTC-2), CDT(UTC-4)
- Drives on the Right
- Dialing / Calling Code: +53
- Internet TLD .cu
- Cuban National Bird Cuban Trogon
- Cuban National Flower Mariposa
- Important Cities: Havana, Trinidad, Varadero, Cuba City, Baracoa, Manzanillo, Vinales
- Famous Rivers Mantua River, Quibo River, Almendares River, Yumurí River, Canímar River, Río de la Palma, Sagua la Grande River, Cuyaguateje River (Guane River), Guamá River, San Diego River, Mayabeque River
- Border Countries Island Country
- Spiritual Places Cathedral of Our Lady of Candelaria in Camagüey, Catedral de San Eugenio de la Palma in Ciego de Avila, Cathedral of Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception in Cienfuegos, Catedral Santa Catalina de Ricci in Guantánamo, Cathedral of St. Isidore in Holguín.
- Tourist Attractions: Vinales Valley, El Capitolio, Morro Castle, La Cabana, Che Guevara Mausoleum, Museum of the Revolution, Gran Teatro de La Habana, Castillo de la Real Fuerza, Jose Marti Memorial, Finca Vigia, Havana Cathedral, Granma, Castillo de San Pedro de la Roca, Havana Harbor, Christ of Havana, Turquino National Park, Fustrlandia, Baconao
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