Cuba (Portuguese pronunciation:[ˈkuβɐ]) is a town and municipality in the District of Beja in Portugal. The population in 2011 was 4,878, in an area of 172.09km².
It is historically known in Portugal as being the birthplace of Christopher Columbus. (In: Mascarenhas Barreto "Colombo Português: Provas Documentais"), and a statue honouring him can be seen on the city centre.
The current mayor (since 2013) is João Português. The municipal holiday is Monday after Easter.
Administratively, the municipality is divided into 4 civil parishes (freguesias):
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Think of the three of them as, in a sense, prisoners of Washington’s never-ending war on terror (the only equivalent to them being the accused al-Qaeda operatives locked away, seemingly forever and untried, in the American offshore prison set up in 2001 at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba).
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Western Florida could also see between 2 and 4 inches (5-10 cm) of rain and flash and river flooding will be possible in western Cuba on Wednesday, the NHC said. Eta poses a potential threat to offshore oil and natural gas production in the western Gulf of Mexico as it gets ready to make a second landfall on the Florida coast.
It is just far enough offshore to maintain a bit of strength while dumping vast amounts of water across the lower third of the Florida peninsula ... While this storm has moved offshore, it could still bring dangerous conditions to the Gulf Coast at the end of this week,” he tweeted. In Cuba, Eta continued to swell rivers and flood coastal zones ... .
Cuban radar data from Camaguey indicate that Eta's center has moved back over water and is now located just offshore the east-central coast of Cuba...Heavy rainfall from Eta will continue across portions of Cuba, Jamaica, the Bahamas, and southern Florida and spread north into central Florida.