Area: 110,860 sq. km.
(44,200 sq. mi.); about the size of Pennsylvania.
(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).