Cuba: Overview

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Updated: 2017-03-15.

The Republic of Cuba is an island nation in the Caribbean, with the United States (Florida) to the north, Bahamas and Mexico to the west, the Cayman Islands and Jamaica to the south, and Haiti and the Dominican Republic to the southeast. With over 11 million inhabitants, it is the most-populous nation in the Caribbean region. Despite its socialism and communism, the country excels in many fields; it has one of the highest literacy rates and longest life-expectancy rates in the world. Havana is the capital and largest city.

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