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Brief Geography

Area: 110,860 sq. km. (44,200 sq. mi.); about the size of Pennsylvania.
 
Cities: Capital--Havana (pop. 2 million). Other major cities--Santiago de Cuba, Camaguey, Santa Clara, Holguin, Guantanamo, Matanzas, Cienfuegos, Pinar del Rio.
 
Terrain: Flat or gently rolling plains, hills; mountains up to 2,000 meters (6,000 ft.) in the southeast.
 
Climate: Tropical, moderated by trade winds; dry season (November-April); rainy season (May-October).
 
 

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Climate Map

Did You Know? Cuba is the largest country in the Caribbean and westernmost island of the Greater Antilles.