The Republic of Cuba is 760 miles long and 55 miles wide. Cuba is the largest island in the Caribbean and a bit smaller than Pennsylvania. Cuba includes 4,000 small islands and cays in addition to the main island.
Located about 93 miles south of Florida, Cuba is bordered by the Caribbean Sea and the Atlantic Ocean. As of July 2014, the CIA estimates the population of Cuba at 11,047,251. Spanish is the official language of Cuba, and Havana is the largest city and Cuba's capital. Cuba's terrain consists of flat and rolling plains with hills and mountains in the southeast.