Cuba is an island located in the Caribbean that borders the Caribbean Sea and Atlantic Ocean. The country is approximately 90 miles from Key West, Florida, which is the southernmost tip of the continental United States. Cuba covers approximately 68,885 square miles and has 2,320 miles of coastline.
Cuba has a tropical climate with distinct dry and rainy seasons. The wettest months are from May to October, while the dry season runs from November to April.
Cuba became an official country in 1902, although this date is not recognized as a national holiday. Cuba's agricultural resources include tobacco, coffee and sugar.