Cuba is the largest island in the Caribbean, with an area of 110,860 sq km. It is located in the northern Caribbean, southeast of the United States and east of Mexico. Its capital and largest city is Havana. The country is bordered by the Caribbean Sea to the south, the Straits of Florida to the north, and the Gulf of Mexico to the west. Cuba is the most populous island in the Caribbean.
The Dominican Republic is a Caribbean nation located on the island of Hispaniola. It is the second largest island in the Caribbean, with a total area of 48,671 sq km. It is located between Haiti and Cuba and bordered by the Atlantic Ocean and the Caribbean Sea. It is divided into 31 provinces and a capital district, the largest of which is Santo Domingo. T
Haiti is located in the Caribbean and occupies the western third of the island of Hispaniola, which it shares with the Dominican Republic. The total area of this country is 27,750 sq km, which makes it the third-largest country in the Caribbean. It is about the same size as Belgium and slightly smaller than the U.S. state of Maryland. The Republic of Haiti is divided into ten departments, each further divided into several municipalities.
The Bahamas is a country that is located in the Caribbean Sea. It is an archipelagic nation, made up of about 700 islands and cays, which are divided into two groups - the Greater and Lesser Antilles. The total land area of The Bahamas is an estimated13,878 sq km. The Bahamas is located just off the coast of Florida, with its northernmost point located about 80 km from the Florida Keys. The country is generally flat, with the highest point being Mount Alvernia on Cat Island, which stands at an elevation of 63 m.
Jamaica is a Caribbean island located in the Greater Antilles. It is the fifth-largest country in the Caribbean, with an area of 10,991 sq km. Jamaica is divided into three counties: Cornwall, Middlesex, and Surrey. The counties are further divided into fourteen parishes. Kingston is the capital of Jamaica and the largest city. It is located on the southeastern coast and is home to one third of the nation's population. The island is surrounded by the Caribbean Sea and the Atlantic Ocean. The highest point in Jamaica is the Blue Mountain Peak at 7,402 feet (2,256 m).
Trinidad and Tobago is a Caribbean nation located off the northern coast of South America. It consists of two main islands, Trinidad and Tobago, and 21 smaller islands. The total land area of the country is 5,131 sq km making it the 6th largest country in Carribean. Trinidad is the larger of the two main islands, covering 4,828 sq km. The island is mostly flat and is crisscrossed by rivers and streams. It is the most developed island in the nation and is the site of the nation's capital city, Port of Spain. Tobago is the smaller of the two main islands, covering only 303 sq km. The island is mostly mountainous and is largely uninhabited.
Dominica is an island nation that is located in the Caribbean Sea between the French islands of Guadeloupe and Martinique. It is part of the Lesser Antilles chain of islands and is situated about halfway between the Virgin Islands and Trinidad and Tobago. The island has a total area of 750 sq km. Dominica is a mountainous island with a rugged terrain. The highest point is Morne Diablotins, which rises to a height of 1,447 m. The island is lush and tropical with tropical rainforests covering much of the landscape. The coastline is mostly rocky with some sandy beaches.
Saint Lucia is an independent island nation located in the eastern Caribbean Sea. The total size of the island is 616 sq km, making it the second-largest country in the Windward Islands after Dominica. It is located between the Caribbean Sea and the North Atlantic Ocean, south of Martinique and north of St. Vincent and the Grenadines. Saint Lucia is a small and mountainous island with a tropical climate. The highest peak on the island is Mount Gimie at 950 m. The coastline of Saint Lucia is approximately 255 km long with sandy beaches, rocky coastlines, and coral reefs.
Antigua and Barbuda is a twin-island country located in the Caribbean Sea and is a part of the Lesser Antilles. It has a total area of 442 sq km. The country is composed of two major islands, Antigua and Barbuda, as well as a number of smaller islands. Antigua is the larger of the two islands. The two islands are separated by a channel that is about 19 km wide. The capital of Antigua and Barbuda is St. John's, which is located on Antigua.
Barbados is an island nation located in the Caribbean Sea. It is the easternmost island of the Lesser Antilles, being 166 km east of the island of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines and 250 km northeast of Trinidad and Tobago. The total land area of Barbados is 430 sq km, which includes the main island, two smaller offshore islets, and an extensive coral reef. Barbados is a relatively flat country, with its highest point, Mount Hillaby, rising to just 336 m above sea level. The terrain consists mostly of rolling hills, with some rugged cliffs along the coast. The coastline is indented with numerous bays and inlets, providing beautiful beaches and sheltered harbours.
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines is a small Caribbean nation located in the Windward Islands. The total area of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines is 389 sq km making it one of the smallest countries in the world. Saint Vincent and the Grenadines is comprised of 32 islands, including the main island of Saint Vincent. The main island of Saint Vincent is the largest of the 32 islands, and is located in the south of the country. Saint Vincent covers an area of 346 sq km, and is the largest of the Windward Islands. The other islands in the Grenadines are much smaller, ranging in size from a few hectares to a few square km.
Grenada is a small Caribbean nation located in the southeastern Caribbean Sea, just off the coast of Venezuela. It is the second-smallest independent country in the western hemisphere, with a total land area of 344 sq. km, making it just slightly larger than the U.S. Virgin Islands. The nation is made up of three major islands—Grenada, Carriacou, and Petite Martinique—as well as several smaller islands and cays, including the Grenadines.
Saint Kitts and Nevis is a small island nation located in the Caribbean Sea. It is one of the smallest independent countries in the world, with a total land area of 261 sq km. St Kitts is the larger of the two islands, with an area of 168 square kilometers, while Nevis is 93 sq km in size. The two islands are separated by a 2.5 km wide channel known as The Narrows. The islands are quite mountainous, with the highest point being Mount Liamuiga, a dormant volcano located on St Kitts that stands at 1,156 m above sea level. The coastline is also rocky and rugged in many places, with numerous beaches and coves to explore.