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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