Christopher Columbus arrived in Cuba in 1492, and it remained under Spanish control until the Spanish-American war in 1898. Cuba remained under American control until 1902 when it declared Cuba independent. Cuba went thr... More » Geography Caribbean

As of 2015, there are no cruises from Florida to Cuba; however, there are plans to begin cruises in May 2016, states the Miami Herald. Carnival Corp. has been given permission to sail cruises from Miami to Cuba through i... More » Geography

According to the online magazine Before It's News, Cuba celebrates its independence with parades, but there is not a public holiday associated with Cuba's independence. Cuba gained its independence from Spain on May 20, ... More » World View Social Sciences Cultures & Traditions
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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 Cayma... More » Geography Caribbean

The climate of Cuba is defined as semitropical or temperate, according to Encyclopedia of the Nations. The country's average low temperature throughout the year is 70 degrees Fahrenheit, while the average high temperatur... More » Geography Caribbean

As of July, 2014, the population of Cuba was 11,047,251. Cuba is an island country in the Caribbean, situated between the Atlantic Ocean and the Caribbean Sea. The country is considered part of Central American, but is o... More » Geography Caribbean

Countries that surround Cuba include the Cayman Islands, Jamaica, the Bahamas, the Turks and Caicos Islands, Haiti, the Dominican Republic, Honduras, Belize, Nicaragua, Aruba, the U.S. Virgin Islands, the British Virgin ... More » Geography Caribbean