Country Profiles of Cuba, the Philippines, Spain and the United States from 1896 to 1904

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Population
 
1896
1898
1900
1902
1904
Cuba
1,800,000
1,570,000
1,600,000
1,758,000
1,879,000
Philippines
6,261,339
7,000,000
7,409,000
7,577,000
7,659,000
Spain
18,300,000
18,500,000
18,594,000
18,723,000
18,984,000
United States
70,595,000
75,000,000
76,212,000
79,163,000
82,166,000
           
Population Density (people per square mile)
 
1896
1898
1900
1902
1904
Cuba
42.05
36.68
37.38
41.07
43.90
Philippines
12.52
14.00
14.82
15.15
15.32
Spain
93.93
94.95
95.44
96.10
97.44
United States
23.33
24.79
25.19
26.16
27.16
           
Area (square miles)
Cuba 42,803 slightly smaller than Pennsylvania
Philippines 500,000 slightly smaller than Arizona
Spain 194,834 slightly more than twice the size of Arizona
United States 3,025,600 slightly less than half the size of Russia
           
Estimated Total Armed Forces in 1898
Cuba
40,000
       
Philippines
50,000
       
Spain
400,000
       
United States
300,000
       

Source: The Encyclopedia of the Spanish-American and Philippine-American Wars:A Political, Social, and Military History, Volume 1 edited by Spencer C. Tucker, ABC-CLIO, 2009.

 


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