Cuba is an island that lies between the Caribbean Sea and the North Atlantic Ocean approximately 93 miles south of Key West, Florida. It is the largest island in the Caribbean Sea. Some of its neighbors include the Cayman Islands, Haiti, Jamaica and the Bahamas.
The nation of Cuba consists of the main island, Isla de la Juventud and a few archipelagos. Cuba's total area is 110,860 square kilometers. The capital is Havana, which has a population of approximately three million people.
Cuba is a Communist country, and Raul Castro is the current head of the government. The country celebrates its national holiday on the first of January, which commemorates Fidel Castro's victorious revolution of 1959.