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Cuba is the largest island in the West Indies, better known as the Caribbean. The West Indies comprise the island groups of the Bahamas, Greater Antilles and Lesser Antilles. Cuba, part of the Greater Antilles, comprises... More »

The West Indies, more commonly referred to as the Caribbean, consists of three major island groups: the Bahamas, the Greater Antilles and the Lesser Antilles. The Greater Antilles include some of the most well-known indi... More »

The Caribbean islands are called the West Indies to correct the name, Indies, mistakenly given by Christopher Columbus. Columbus thought he had reached the Indies of Asia. More »

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The islands that make up the West Indies are as follows: Cuba, Jamaica, Hispaniola (Haiti and the Dominican Republic),and Puerto Rico, known collectively as the Greater Antilles; and the Virgin Islands, Anguilla, Saint K... More »

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The West Indies includes the Bahamas and Turks and Caicos. The Caribbean does not. Both regions, however, include a series of islands defined by the Caribbean Sea and, for that reason, are often referred to interchangeab... More »

The West Indies, more commonly referred to as the Caribbean, consists of three major island groups: the Bahamas, the Greater Antilles and the Lesser Antilles. The Greater Antilles include some of the most well-known indi... More »

The West Indies are a group of island nations and territories and, as such, do not have a capital. Each nation has its own capital and government. More »